Head of State & First Lady Welcome Indomitable Lions at Unity Palace


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Presidential Couple Receive Cameroon Victorious National Football Team after Winning African Cup of Nations

 

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, winners of the 31st edition of the African Cup of Nations in Gabon have been received by the Head of State H.E Paul Biya and First Lady Madam Chantal Biya in the Banquet Hall of the Unity Palace in Yaoundé.

The reception and welcome ceremony took place on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 and was attended by top national political figures, the Diplomatic Corps and ex-national team players.

Addressing the victorious Indomitable Lions, the Head of State expressed his warm congratulations for their victories at ACN 2017. He thanked them for the fine example that they have shown to the Cameroonian people and the youth in general.

Presidfent Biya added that: “Your good performance at the African Cup of Nations has just proved that when Cameroonians are united and in solidarity nothing can stop them.”

In reply as a word of thanks, the National team captain, Benjamin MOUKANDJO said: “We are your children, we are patriots”.

In recognition of their brilliant performance at the just ended African Cup of Nations, the 23 players and the technical staff were awarded the medals of Commander and Knight of the National Order of Value.

The ceremony ended with a family photo of the Head of State and First Lady Chantal Biya surrounded by all the players.

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