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Eto’o: “I used all my influence so that some players participate in the World Cup, but it is they who stabbed me in the back”

The sports world as presented to football lovers, however, abounds so many unsaid, anecdotes as in any field of activity.

In his book, focused on the Cameroonian international Samuel Eto’o entitled “A Lion Among Men”, the journalist Pascal-Olivier Ouandji distills crisp information on the team of Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, including life and atmosphere in the Indomitable Lions Den at the 2010 World.

As relayed by several local media, the 116-page book is an autobiographical account of his “slice of life with Samuel Eto’o”.

In the lines, Pascal-Olivier Ouandji came back, among other things, on Cameroon’s participation in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, revealing an anecdote from the fifth African World Cup scorer regarding the selection of certain players.


“I used all my influence to get some players to participate in the World Cup, but later, they stabbed me in the back,”Eto’o told the author.

“Paul Le Guen lost control of the locker room and he was not even the one who selected the players for the crucial meeting against Denmark,” Eto’o also said.

“A Lion Among Men,” reports several other equally important anecdotes about the Cameroonian national team. It should be remembered that the date on which the book will be available on the market is not yet unveiled. Remember for the time that it will be sold at a price of 9.99 euros.

The reaction of the richest player  on the African continent to this exit is eagerly awaited. However, the sources reveal that lovers of gossip, literature and football will not be disappointed.


Written by How Africa

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