Former Cameroon international Samuel Eto’o has declared interest in contesting for the position of the president of Fecafoot, his country’s football federation.

The decision from the football icon which was borne out of his passion and love for his country, reflected on his social media pages on Tuesday evening.

This development was revealed by the former Real Madrid star, in form of announcement with emphasis on rebuilding his country’s football federation.

On 11 December, the Fecafoot elections are expected to take place while the Africa Cup of Nations takes centre stage on 9, January in Cameroon.

Meanwhile, Fecafoot is still left with the task of releasing the final list of eligible candidates who can run for the presidency.

On his profile, the former Inter Milan and Chelsea star has achieved the feat of winning the four-time winner of the African footballer of the Year, the European Champions League titles in both Spain and Italy and other titles.

The patriotic 40-year-old also has to his credit his country’s record scorer of 56 goals in 118 games and a good history in Premier League clubs like Chelsea and Everton.

The Sydney 2000 Olympic Games gold medalist has also won the African Cup of Nations in 2000 and 2002 and was a gold medallist