Cameroon’s soccer federation has summoned 44 gamers from eight totally different golf equipment for a listening to subsequent month into alleged age or id cheating.
They should be accompanied by their membership presidents for an investigation to be held in particular person from July 4-8, the soccer federation stated on Monday.
All are suspected of “false titles (cheating on age and/or identity) and complicity”.
“The parties concerned are invited to appear, assisted or not by their counsel, for their hearing,” the assertion added, saying those that didn’t seem would face penalties.
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The hearings are a uncommon effort in Africa to cease age cheating or id fraud, which continues to be a significant supply of concern for the continent’s soccer.
Accusations of cheating are usually made – lots of Africa’s worldwide successes in junior tournaments are clouded by allegations of use of over-age gamers – however there was little effort to both examine it or cease it.
Cameroon federation president Samuel Eto’o, the previous Cameroon, Barcelona and Inter Milan striker, promised reform of the sport within the central African nation when he was elected in December.