FIFA orders Cameroon to pay sacked coach is compensation

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The football governing body has ordered Cameroon to pay Toni Conceicao his compensation following his dismissal.

The FIFA tribunal have ruled that last year’s AFCON host should pay former coach Toni Conceicao compensation of 1.6 million euros ($1.63 million).

The coach was sacked after the country finished third place finish at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals.

The Cameroonian didn’t make it to the final after the were defeated by Egypt in the Semi finals of the tournament via penalty shootout.

Cameroon the claimed the third place after the saw off Burkina Faso with a penalty shootout as well.

Conceicao took his former employers to world football’s governing body seeking compensation after being dismissed from his job in March, weeks after the Indomitable Lions finished third at the tournament they hosted.

FIFA ordered the Cameroon Football Federation to pay about 1,350,000 euros to the 60-year-old Portuguese-born coach as compensation for a breach of contract without just cause and additional sums for outstanding salary and bonuses.



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