• Mon. May 20th, 2024

Wilfried Douala Nathan vs Alexandre Bardelli

Cameroonian young football prodigy Wilfried Douala Nathan is in the heart of a double identity scandal after FECAFOOT added him in the list of 62 players disqualified from elite one and two playoffs for double identity. An investigation by the French media Le monde newspaper revealed that Nathan Wilfried Douala was called Alexandre Bardelli in 2022 and was 21 years old at the time. Opposing his 17years “football age”

Nkwain Valentine: president of Victoria united (Nathan Douala’s club) denied his dual identity allegations claiming that Alexandre Bardelli is Nathan’s brother

Responding on RMC he said “I don’t really have anything to say because the list that came out is provisional but not definitive. Concerning the Nathan Douala case where we see everyone talking, it’s not him that you saw but it’s his brother. He’s Nathan Douala’s brother but not him. It’s Bardelli, not Nathan Douala, and that’s what the federation discovered and we’re going to justify it.”

How can this discovery affect Cameroon football

These are three articles of the CAF Regulations about AFCON which could be affect Cameroon in the days to come.

▪️Article 45 “If CAF learns from whatever source that fraud or falsification of documents accomplished by any means and/or support whatsoever has been committed by one or more national team(s), an investigation will be opened “.

▪️Article 46 “In the event that the incriminated facts are proven, the national association found guilty will be suspended from participation in the two following editions of the CAN.”

▪️Article 47 “For any administrative error in the registration of players, the national association concerned will be suspended from participation in the following edition of the CAN, and its team will be eliminated from the competition if the latter is still in progress .”

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