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CAF And Football Legends Across The Continent Celebrates African Football Icon Roger Milla At 70

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CAF And Football Legends Across The Continent Celebrates African Football Icon Roger Milla At 70

 

The Legendary former Cameroon international Albert Roger Milla clocked 70 on Friday, May 20th.

 


 

Football legends across the continent converged in Cameroon to celebrate  African football Legend, Roger Milla who clocked seventy years on Friday, May 20th.

 

Milla, who was born on May 20, 1952, had a brilliant football career. He has won two African Footballer of the Year awards, two AFCON titles with the Indomitable Lions, three Cameroonian domestic league titles, and two French cup titles.

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CAF And Football Legends Across The Continent Celebrates African Football Icon Roger Milla At 70

Albert Roger Milla

 

On Saturday, May 21, a gala match to commemorate his Seventh decade on the planet earth took place at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde.

 

The game pitted African football legends against former invincible Lions players.

 

Cameroon legends included Vincent Ongandzi, Joseph Antoine Bell, Geremie Njitap, Bill Tchato, Jean II Makoun, Bertin Ebwelle, Thomas Libiih, Nicolas Alnoudji, and Roger Milla.

 

In their ranks were the unstoppable Lionesses forward Nchout Njoya Ajara, FECAFOOT president Samuel Eto’o, El Hadj Diouf, Tresor Lua Lua, Kalilou Fadiga, and Alioum Boukar. Achilles Emana, Stéphane Mbia, and Emmanuel Eboue

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Achilles Emana, Stephane Mbia, Emmanuel Eboue, Nchout Njoya Ajara, and former Portsmouth forward and Congolese-born Tresor Lua Lua scored for the African legends, who won 6-3.

 

Nicolas Anoudji, Jean II Makoun, and birthday boy Roger Milla each scored three goals for the Cameroon legend.

 

“I am so happy and overwhelmed by the massive turn-out from the Cameroonian public on this wonderful occasion of my 70th anniversary, indeed it was unexpected,” Roger Milla said after the event.

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“I played football and have many achievements thanks to the discipline. To me, a player gets a fulfilled career after participating in a World Cup finals. I played three World Cups and two Military World Cups and today l am a happy and fulfilled person,” the two times AFCON winner added.

 

𝐀𝐍 𝐀𝐋𝐋-𝐓𝐈𝐌𝐄 𝐀𝐅𝐑𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐍 𝐆𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐓 Happy birthday to 2-time #TotalEnergiesAFCON winner, 𝐑𝐨𝐠𝐞𝐫 𝐌𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐚, CAF tweeted.

 

 

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