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Cameroon: Samuel Eto'o files a complaint against Jean Bruno Tagne, the reasons

Samuel Eto'o has been in the spotlight again in recent days. After the incident concerning Rigobert Song and the announcement of his complaint against the CAF, he found himself involved in a new legal case. This time, he is suing Jean Bruno Tagne.

At the heart of sports news in Cameroon, a legal dispute attracts attention, opposing Samuel Eto'o, President of the Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT), to his former campaign director, Jean Bruno Tagne, following the publication of a book critical of him. A look back at the events leading to this legal action and analysis of the consequences within the sporting community.

In December 2023, a spectacular announcement reveals the release of a book entitled “the scam: he wanted to restore Cameroonian football to all its greatness”, written by Jean Bruno Tagne and published by Éditions du Schabel in Yaoundé. The official presentation of this work is marked by a signing session on February 14, 2024 at Grand Mali in Douala. However, upon its publication, the book caused controversy due to its content, filled with false accusations against Samuel Eto'o.

Indeed, these allegations are damaging to his reputation and the President of FECAFOOT decides to take legal measures. In this context, a fervent supporter of the head of FECAFOOT expresses his opinion on social networks, condemning the defamatory nature of Jean Bruno Tagne's statements.

The latter thus finds himself facing justice, accused of lying and defamation. Faced with this situation, the sports community and supporters of Samuel Eto'o express their solidarity with the national icon, welcoming his decision to protect his integrity and his honor against these baseless attacks.