Volker Finke New Cameroon Coach


physician geneva;”>In competition with Raymond Domenech, order Antoine Kombouaré as well as former Côte d’Ivoire’s coach Sven-Göran Eriksson for the position, website the 65-year old has been ultimately chosen ahead of his more famous contenders, backed up by the Cameroon national team’s sponsor Puma.

Fluent in French, English and of course German, Finke also agreed to live in Cameroon, one of the requirements for the job.

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Specially known for having spent more than fifteen years on the bench of German outfit SC Freiburg, the new Cameroon’s technician has no previous experience in charge of a national team.

The transfer of power between Finke and Jean-Paul Akono, the man in charge since last September, was expected to be rather smooth, but the recent health problems suffered by the former Sydney Olympics gold medalist could speed up the process.


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