This video grab image created on February 8, 2017 shows Cameroonian national football team players perform a "deep bow" to President Paul Biya (L) and his wife Chantal Biya in Yaounde, following their 2-1 victory over Egypt in the finals of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Libreville, Gabon.

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The president met the footballers to congratulate them for profitable the Africa Cup of Nations match

When footballers from Cameroon’s nationwide group met their president after profitable the Africa Cup of Nations, they noticed how low they might bow whereas shaking his hand.

They have been collaborating within the #BidoungChallenge, named after the sports activities minister who was ridiculed for taking an exaggerated bow when he met President Paul Biya in December.

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Hundreds of individuals have tweeted their very own variations since.

However that is believed to be the primary time since Sports activities Minister Pierre Ismael Bidoung Mpkatt’s deep bow that anybody has recreated the second with the president himself.

The footballers managed to bow a lot decrease than Mr Bidoung and the printed of the footballers’ assembly additionally confirmed in addition they bought to bow low to President Biya’s spouse, Chantal.

She appeared to take it in good spirits, applauding when a footballer bowed low to her husband earlier than approaching her.

The president additionally gave the impression to be laughing with the footballers.

In December ordinary Cameroonians started seeing if they might get any decrease that the sports activities minister:

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The footballers did not go as little as this man:

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or this man:

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