Yaounde, Cameroon Africa. (Cameroon News) – The Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) will pay FCFA 250 million to the Algerian Football Federation as damages for the failed friendly match between the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Algerian National Football team.
The match programmed to be played in the Algerian capital, Algers on November 15, 2011 failed as the Lions refused to participate.
The plays disagreed over match bonuses with FECAFOOT authorities.
A press release from FECAFOOT over the weekend indicated that after negotiations, the Algerian football governing body finally accepted the FCFA 250 million proposed by Cameroon’s football federation as damages. The money has to be paid between December 2011 and March 2012.
Reports say that under the arbitration of the President of the African Football Confederation (CAF), Issa Hayatou, the President of FECAFOOT, Iya Mohammed and his counterpart of the Algerian football federation, Mohammed Raouroua, started negotiations in France on November 28, 2011.
The Algerian football governing body initially demanded FCFA 500 million from FECAFOOT as damages for the failed match.Pin It