SAMUEL ETO’O TO USE STUDIES TO GIVE BACK TO AFRICA

African football legend Samuel Eto’o says he wants to use his business management studies at Harvard Business School in the USA to give back to Africa. The four-time African Player of the Year winner announced his retirement from football at the age of 38 in September. Eto’o believes crossing the Atlantic Ocean to the United States for business education will help his quest to give back to the continent. “I want to help and to make my positive contribution to the transformation of our continent,” Eto’o told French news website…

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African Players Don’t Get The Recognition They Deserve At The Top Level – Samuel Eto’o

Cameroonian football legend, Samuel Eto’o has said that African players still do not get the recognition they deserve at the top level. In an interview with AFP, the former Inter Milan and Barcelona striker said: “Western media dominate our media in Africa, so they definitely have an influence. People prefer to see a Lionel Messi goal,” Eto’o, 38, told AFP during a visit to Paris last month. The former Barcelona star, once a teammate of Messi, believes that “African players are not respected” and are “not always properly appreciated”. While…

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Samuel Eto’o retires from football at 38 after successful 22-year career

Samuel Eto’o has announced his retirement from football after a trophy-laden 22-year playing career. The Cameroonian legend, 38, began his career with Real Madrid and went on to play for 13 clubs including Barcelona, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Everton, and Sampdoria. In a short message on Friday night (Sept. 6) the Cameroon legend regarded as one of the greatest African players of all-time announced that he has decided to call time on his career after leaving Qatar SC earlier this year. He wrote on Instagram: “The End. Towards a new challenge. Thank you all, big love.” Eto’o who won three La…

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