Samuel Etoo increases the minimum salary of players in Cameroon professional clubs ahead of the 2022/2023 season
Samuel Etoo increases the minimum salary of players in Cameroon professional clubs ahead of the 2022/2023 season.
Fecafoot has increased the minimum wages for players in the Cameroon Mtn Elite one and Two championships alongside Women’s Guiness Super league championship.
Last season, players in the Elite one championship had a minimum wage of 100,000CFA which has now been increased to 200,000CFA.
Elite two players had a minimum wage of 50,000CFA last season, it has been increased to 75,000CFA.
For the Women’s Guiness Super league, the minimum wage last season was 50,000CFA, it has now been increased to 100,000CFA by FECAFOOT.
The minimum wage means a player playing any of this championship cannot earn below that amount. Players can earn higher than the amount depending on the players contract with the club.
Changes were also made in the competition entrance fees
MTN Elite One Championship Clubs: Entry Fee: FCFA 1,000,000
MTN Elite Two Championship Clubs: Committee fee: CFAF 500,000
Guinness Super League Championship Clubs: Entry Fee CFAF 250,000
Before Samuel Eto’o, players playing in this leagues were payed any amount no matter how small it is with some players even playing without salaries.
The new Fecafoot president has ensured this doesn’t happen in his era by enforcing the minimum wage bill and also asking club presidents to provide provide proof of payments.
Ahead of next season the prize money for the Elite one winners has also been increased.
For the next season each team will receive a grant of 48 million FCFA, announced the President of FECAFOOT during this meeting held at the headquarters of the federation. In this envelope, the sum of 5 million FCFA will be allocated to each club for the creation of a team of young U15 and U17.
Another revolution, the Cameroon champion for the 2022/2023 season will receive an envelope of 50 million FCFA for the title and another of 50 million FCFA for participation in the Champions League, for a total of 100 million FCFA.
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