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Cameroon Lioness Nchout Ajara pays tribute to Sultan Njoya

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Cameroon Lioness and women Inter Milan striker  Nchout Ajara scores vs CAR (Central African Republic) and dedicates her goal to her fallen king Sultan Njoya

On the 20th of December Cameroon lioness hosted Central African Republic (CAR) in the first round of the qualifications for African Women Nations cup 2022 at the Japoma stadium in Douala.

The AWCON (Women African Cup of Nations) will be hosted by Morocco in 2022

The game ended with a 1-0 win to Cameroon lioness thanks to Nchout Ajara’s 91 minute goal.

Many have described the Cameroon Lioness Performance against CAR as a humiliation despite the win beacuse they were all hoping for an easy win against CAR (Central African Republic).


The Cameroon Lioness coach in his post match interview: “A very difficult game. It was ourselves who made it complicated because we were not humble.We did not respect the opponent. A very labourious victory but there are many positives things” said Gabriel Zabo.

Nchout Ajara was seen lifting up her jersey as she pays tribute to her fallen king Sultan Njoya of Bamoun who passed away few weeks ago after battling with Covid-19.

But who is Sultan Njoya?

Sultan Njoya (Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya) was the king of Bamoun (from 1992 until his death in 2021.) – A City in the Adamawa Region (North East of Cameroon’s Centre Region -Yaounde) of Cameroon.

Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya was trained as a civil administrator at the Institute for Administrative Studies in Dakar (Senegal) after which he entered politics as a member of Cameroon’s ruling party,  CPDM (Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement). He was a Senator and held several important government positions including Vice Minister of National Education and Culture, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Youth and Sports, Minister of Information, and Cameroon’s Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea and Egypt.

Mbombo Njoya died due to complications of COVID-19, while on intensive care at the American Hospital of Paris, exactly a month prior to his birthday (84 years).

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