Clarence Seedorf fired by Cameroon after AFCON failure

Clarence Seedorf has been sacked as coach of the Cameroon national team following an underwhelming campaign in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Clarence Seedorf

The former Netherlands international failed to lead the Indomitable Lions to defend the trophy they won two years ago.

Cameroon finished second in Group H, behind Ghana, but were eliminated after suffering a 3-2 loss to Nigeria in the round of 16.

The country’s early exit did not sit well with the Cameroon FA, who have decided to terminate Seedorf’s contract.

Speaking on state television CRTV, Cameroon Sports Minister Professor Narcisse Mouelle Kombi confirmed the coach’s sacking.

According to him, the former AC Milan manager “is not fit” to handle the Cameroon national team.

We thank Seedorf and his assistant Kluivert but we do not consider them as technically genius coaches who can take us to the promise land in the near future so we have terminated his contract,” Mr. Kombi stated.

Seedorf succeeded Hugo Broos as coach of the Indomitable Lions, after the latter led the side to AFCON glory in 2017.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Pele celebrates 81st birthday as tributes roll in

Pele celebrates 81st birthday as tributes roll in

Milan beat nine-man Bologna to go top of Serie A

Milan beat nine-man Bologna to go top of Serie A

Milan beat nine-man Bologna to move top of Serie A

Milan beat nine-man Bologna to move top of Serie A

Slick Man City blow away Brighton

Slick Man City blow away Brighton

Mead nets hat-trick as England women thrash Northern Ireland

Mead nets hat-trick as England women thrash Northern Ireland

Chelsea hit Norwich for seven, Man City beat Brighton

Chelsea hit Norwich for seven, Man City beat Brighton

Giakoumakis scores as Celtic stretch winning run

Giakoumakis scores as Celtic stretch winning run

Lewandowski scores to keep Bayern Munich top of Bundesliga

Lewandowski scores to keep Bayern Munich top of Bundesliga

Bayern star Kimmich unvaccinated due to 'personal concerns'

Bayern star Kimmich unvaccinated due to 'personal concerns'