Involved in what has been termed the “Toko Ekambi Affair”, the three members of the national team have recently received requests for explanations signed by the chairman of the FECAFOOT Normalisation Committee.
“The Toko Ekambi Affair” plays the extensions. And Barrister Dieudonné Happi would be determined to know the whole truth around this file. From sources generally introduced, the president of the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) Normalisation Committee has sent requests for explanations to coach Hugo Broos, team manager Alphonse Tchami and player Karl Toko Ekambi, the three main players in a case that quickly turned into controversy, during the recent grouping of the Indomitable Lions for the fifth day of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, on October 7.
Indeed, during his first press conference in Yaoundé on October 2, Hugo Broos said that the SCO Angers striker had decided to no longer be part of Cameroon’s national team.
“Concerning Karl Toko, he does not want to come and play. Again, he refuses to return to Cameroon for international matches,” the Belgian technician said.
Few minutes later, the player in question challenged, on the microphone of a colleague of Vox Africa, the words of the coach, saying he did not refused playing for cameroon.
Hear him: “After receiving the pre-convocation, the staff called me to inform me that the coach (Hugo Broos, Editor’s note) did not retain me in the list of 23. How can the coach go to the conference and say I boycotted the selection? “.
Immediately, there was intense controversy in the media and on the social networks on the issue. this gave birth to questions on the criteria for selecting players in the national team.
Broos summoned to Yaoundé?
According to our sources, it would therefore be for the purpose of knowing the whole story of the convocation of Karl Toko Ekambi that the chairman of the FECAFOOT Normalisation Committee would have been sent a request to explain what really transpired.
To be continued …
translated from Camfoot