Football: A.Song Bilong retires from the Cameroon National Team.

​The national team is gradually losing lions!

After 49 appearances in the Cameroon national team, West Ham midfielder and former Barcelona player, Alexandre Dimitri Song Bilong retires from international football. This declaration was made on an English channel after a draw match (1-1) at Everton, Skysports. 

A. Song goes further to mention that there have been dialogues for him to return to the den for the African Cup of nations, but, the final decision after consulting his family is to retire from the national team. Read what he says below;

“C’est vrai qu’il y a eu des discussions pour que je revienne dans l’équipe pour disputer la CAN, mais j’ai l’impression, après avoir beaucoup réfléchi et parlé avec ma famille, que c’est la bonne décision. Mon amour pour mon pays ne changera jamais… Maintenant, je veux prendre le temps me concentrer uniquement sur ma carrière en club. Je veux me reconstruire à West Ham et je souhaite le meilleur au Cameroun qui sera toujours dans mon cœur.”

His retirement follows that of Eto’o, Webo and a host of others! What are your thoughts?



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