Cameroon sack Seedorf, Kluivert

Following their failure to defend their Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt, Cameroon have sacked manager Clarence Seedorf and his assistant coach Patrick Kluivert.

The former Real Madrid star took over the reins at the Indomitable Lions in August 2018, with his former Netherlands teammate Kluivert being appointed as his second-in-charge.

Having won the 2017 edition of the Afcon tournament in Gabon, Cameroon were billed among the favourites to win the latest edition of the spectacle.

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However, Seedorf's men were eliminated in the last 16 after a 3-2 defeat to Nigeria, and exited the tournament with just one victory in four matches in Egypt, resulting in calls from the country's sports minister, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi, for the sacking of the former Ajax Amsterdam duo.

Kombi's wishes have been granted, with the the Cameroonian Football Federation taking to their official social media accounts on Tuesday to reveal that Seedorf and Kluivert had been relieved of their duties.

"Following the premature exit of Cameroon's men's flagship squad, Cameroon's football federation in line with clauses in their respective contracts has decided to bring an end to the contracts of Seedorf and Kluivert," a statement from the Cameroonian Football Federation read.

 

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