10 April 2013

Cameroon: Issa Hayatou Decorated By the Cameroon Government

The President of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou, has been elevated to the rank of Commander of the Order of Valor following a decision by the Head of State, Grand Master of National Orders of the Republic of Cameroon, H.E Paul Biya.

The solemn ceremony of elevation to the rank of Commander of the Order of Valor was held Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at the Hilton Hotel in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Mr. Issa Hayatou has been decorated by the Minister of Sports and Physique Education, M. Adoum Garoua, in the presence of some CAF Executive Committee members, Cameroon's sports VVIPs, the Diplomatic Corps and the Presidents and Secretaries General of continental sports bodies headquartered in Yaoundé.

The solemn ceremony to elevate Mr. Issa Hayatou to the rank of Commander of the Order of Valor is a reward for his distinguished leadership as President of CAF in the promotion and development of African Football.

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