With 22 goals scored this season, ex-Tonnerre striker, Sadissou Bako is on the path of glory.
The Indonesian premiership is witnessing an influx of Cameroonian footballers since 1995,the year that veteran Indomitable Lions such as Mfede Louis Paul, Ebwelle Bertin, Maboang Victor and others made their marks in the soccer of this Far East Asian country.
Today, 40 footballers from Cameroon play in 18 out of the 24 clubs that make up the Indonesian first division league. Some first division players on professional football in Indonesia are rising stars with much glory in the horizon. The new generation of Cameroonian footballers in Indonesia are led by starring players such as Ebanda Timonthé, Djone Georgreg, Tassiou Mohamadou, Joseph Lowono to name but these few.
As this season drew to an end last Sunday, another starring Cameroonian striker, 25-year-old Sadissou Bako who plays for division one side, Barito Putera closed the season as the highest goal scorer in the Indonesian premiership with a treasurer of 22 goals. In a chat yesterday, the ex-Tonnerre striker who is on break in Yaounde he cited François Omam Biyick as his mentor insinuating that his dream is to one day put on the national colours and defend his beloved fatherland as his standard-bearer did. Commenting on how he got to Indonesia, the 1.8 m tall striker gratified veteran Maboang Victor of Indomitable Lions’ fame who he described as his « personal manager » for teaching him certain techniques and charting the course for his professional football in Indonesia.
Sadissou regretted the fact that his club finished this season on the second position while promising better days for the league runners-up that he said he will renew a year’s contract with them for next season. Other players from Cameroon especially Djone Georgreg from Racing Bafoussam and Tassiou Mohamadou from Athletique Yaounde constitute the pivot of Barito Putera and playmaker, Sadissou Bako says that this trio in the team can hardly be separated given their cohesive play.