CAF Fines Samuel Eto’o $200,000 for signing a Brand Ambassador contract with 1XBET

Samuel Eto’o Fils

Source: Africa Publicity

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined the President of the Cameroonian Football Federation, Samuel Eto’o Fils, $200,000 for signing a Brand Ambassador contract with sports betting company, 1XBET in exchange for remuneration.

CAF Disciplinary Board outcome on FECAFOOT President Samuel Eto’o Fils

CAF Disciplinary Board outcome on FECAFOOT President Samuel Eto’o Fils

The Confédération Africaine de Football (“CAF”) Disciplinary Board sat on the matter of Fédération Camerounaise de Football (‘’FECAFOOT’’) President Mr Samuel Eto’o Fils.
Mr Eto’o was facing charges of alleged manipulation of football matches and violating the principles of ethics and integrity.

The Disciplinary Board ruled that as it stands, there is insufficient proof to find Mr Samuel Eto’o Fils and Mr Valentin Nkwain guilty of match manipulation.
However, the Disciplinary Board found Mr Eto’o to have seriously violated the principles of ethics, integrity and sportsmanship as provided in Article 2 paragraph 3 of the CAF Statutes by signing a Brand Ambassador contract with the company 1XBET in exchange for remuneration  and consequently fined Mr Eto’o an amount of 200,000 USD.

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