Stade Renard of Melong’s keeper Emile Wendeu Lako has held multiple meetings with officials of Cotonsport of Garoua as the club stepped up efforts to sign a new goalkeeper this close season, kick442.com has learned.
The 25-year-old former Union Sportive of Douala and Canon Yaounde is a serious target for the reigning Cameroon champions as they begin preparations for next season.
Lako helped Stade Renard to promotion in 2017 and was their regular keeper for three seasons before switching to Union Sportive of Douala in 2021.
After stints at Union and Canon the 2019 Cup of Cameroon winner returned to Stade Renard in the build up to the just-ended season. He was pivotal to their satisfactory season, keeping 12 clean sheets in 20 matches for coach Olivier Nankam’s team.
kick4442.com understands goalkeeper trainer Saidou Hamadjouda has approved the arrival of the talented stopper and management is working to achieve a deal.
Lako was part of the players recently invited to the Intermediate Lions of Cameroon team for the preparatory camp ahead of the 2024 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers.
Besides Lako, Cotonsport are in negotiation with a number of players as they hope to build a formidable side for next season’s competitions.
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