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AY, Peter Okoye, Osita Iheme trapped in attempted Turkish Military Coup


On Friday night, a military coup erupted in Turkey as an army group announced via State television that a “peace council” had taken over the government and martial law had been imposed in the country. Foreign media reported that there were tanks and soldiers in the streets while heavy gunfire and …

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Photos from Samuel Eto’o’s Star Studded Wedding

Former Barcelona and Chelsea striker, Samuel Eto’o got married today to his long-term partner, Georgette Tra Lou at a church in Stezzano, a small municipality 25 miles northeast of Milan. Dressed in a grey three-piece suit with a houndstooth waistcoat and black shoes, the 35-year-old drove himself to the church …

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Nigeria to Play Either Djibouti or Swaziland in World Cup Qualifiers

Super Eagles Prayer

Nigeria will play the winners of the Round 1 play off between Djibouti and Swaziland in Round 2 of the 2018 Fifa World Cup preliminary competition for Africa Zone. The preliminary draw for Russia 2018 Fifa World Cup was held at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday, …

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Eto’o Joins Turkish Club Atalyaspor on a 3-Year Deal

Samuel Eto'O Joins Sampdoria Until 2018. Image: Getty.

Record four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto’o has joined Turkish Super Lig newcomers Antalyaspor. The Cameroonian, 34, “have signed a three-year contract” with Atalyaspor after spending just five month at Italian Serie A outfit Sampdoria. The three-time Uefa Champions League winner was a prominent member of the Barcelona’s …

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Eto’O Completes Sampdoria Switch

Samuel Eto'O Joins Sampdoria Until 2018. Image: Getty.

Samuel Eto’O has joined Italian Serie A side Sampdoria from Everton. The Cameroonian striker, 33, passed his medical on Sunday before finalising transfer formalities on a deal expected to keep him at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris until 2018. Eto’O scored four goals in 20 appearances for the ‘Toffees’ after arriving …

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Martinez: Eto’s Experience “Important” for Everton

Samuel Eto'O Challenged By FC Krasnoda's Ragnar Sigurdsson During Thursday's Europa League Draw in Russia. Image: Everton via Getty.

Roberto Martinez says Samuel Eto’O’s experience proved effective as Everton drew 1-1 at Krasnodar in the Europa League on Thursday. The Premier League club were second-best in Russia and waited until the 82nd meeting to draw level courtesy of the experienced European campaigner Eto’O. The Cameroonian, 33, found space in …

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Eto’O Ends International Football Career

Eto'O Calls Time on His International Football Journey After 55 Record Goals in 116 Cameroon Caps. Image: Getty.

Striker Samuel Eto’O announces he has retired from international football. The 33-year-old, who is Cameroon record goal scorer with 55 goals in 116 appearances, last featured for the West African nation in a 1-0 defeat by Mexico at this year’s World Cup. Eto’O announced on his Twitter fee: “I inform …

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Free Agent Eto’O Joins Everton

Samuel Eto'O Joins Everton

Four-time Caf Player of the Year Samuel Eto’O has signed a two-year deal with Everton on a free transfer. The 33-year-old Cameroon striker successfully completed a medical at Finch Farm on Tuesday and is in line to make his debut against Chelsea- his latest former side- this Saturday. Eto’O said: …

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Everton Close in on Eto’O Deal

Samuel Eto'O Rues a Missed Chance During a Premier League Game Last Season.

Everton a close to signing veteran Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’O, who was released by Chelsea at the end of last season. The Goodison park outfit are believed to have reached a provisional agreement with the 33-year-old on a two-year-deal. Eto’O’s contract expired early July and was not offered a new …

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Soccer star Samuel Eto’o buys fiancee £500K (N81.5m) engagement ring


Its no news that soccer stars have very deep pockets. Cameroonian footballer, Samuel Eto’o proven that not to be a mere speculation but a solid fact. The professional footballer has reportedly acquire a ring  said to be worth £500,000 (approximately N81 million) to seal his engagement to his long-time partner, Georgette Tra …

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Eto’O Ruled Out of Cameroon-Croatia Clash Through Injury

Eto'O Set to Miss Cameroon's Second Group A Game Against Croatia.

Cameroon skipper Samuel Eto’O is not expected to play in Wednesday’s World Cup game against Croatia due to injury. The striker, who has missed two days of training with an injured knee, has been asked to sit out of the ‘Indomitable Lions’s’ sessions for the next ten days, Director of …

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Eto’O Set for a Fourth World Cup as Cameroon Name Squad

Samuel Eto'O Will feature for the Indomitable Lions in Brazil.

Cameroon have named Tottenham Hotspur’s Assou-Ekotto and Chelsea’s Samuel Eto’O in their 23-man squad for the World Cup. The duo are the only Premier League players included in coach Volker Finke’s squad. Galatasaray’s Aurelien Chedjou and Queens Park Rangers’ Stephanie Mbia, who’s late strike guided Sevilla (where he featured as …

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Believe Not the “Fool” Who Called Me An Old Man; I’m Built for Longevity- Eto’O

Eto'O Mimics a Tired Old Man During One of His Goal Celebrations Last Season.

Chelsea FC striker Samuel Eto’O has described his manager Jose Mourinho as a “fool” for questioning his age. In February, French broadcaster CanalPlus ran a video report of a private conversation in which the Portuguese boss made unflattering reference to Samuel Eto’o’s age saying: “I have one [striker] but he …

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Ujah, Eto’O Join We-Are-All-Monkey Campaign, Spanish Police Arrests Racist

Dani Alves Bites Banana Thrown at Him During Barcelona's 3-2 Win Over Villareal.

Super Eagles forward Anthony Ujah and Cameroon international Samuel Eto’O are the latest football stars to support Dani Alves’s response to banana throwing racist. The incident which happened during Barcelona’s 3-2 win over Villareal last weekend, has taken social media by storm with players, public figures, celebrities and ordinary people …

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Say No To Racism: Davido, Samuel Eto’o, Adebayor Take A Stand In Support Of Barcelona’s Dani Alves


If you really follow soccer, you would have heard that Barcelona defender Dani Alves ate the banana that was thrown at him during a soccer match and that has started a revolution; it’s taken over the social media. The racist incident happened during Barcelona’s match against Villarreal on Sunday, when …

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Cech, Terry, Hazard and Eto’O are Surprise Packages in Chelsea Training

Peter Cech Joins, Mark Schwarzer and Hillario for Pace.

Petr Cech, John Terry, Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto’O all trained at Chelsea’s Cobham training facility, ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final second round tie with Atletico Madrid. Chelsea goalkeeper Cech who suffered a dislocated shoulder in the first leg, has even told Sky Sports he is fit for the …

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African Players are Under-Appreciated- Yaya Toure

Widely Traveled: Reigning African Player of the Year, Yaya Toure, Has Played in Belgium, Ukraine, Greece, France, Spain and Now England.

Manchester City and Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure says African stars are not celebrated like their counterparts from other parts of the world, because they don’t get the proper “recognition from the media”. The three-time Caf Player of the Year thinks it’s easier for media to pick on him- after …

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Chelsea’ll Score More Goals Than PSG After Two Legs- Mourinho

'I think we are going to win. We are going to score more goals than them.'- Mourinho.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says Cameroon international Samuel Eto’O is not 100% fit, but may have a role to play in tonight’s Champions League quarter-finals second leg tie with Paris St-Germain. Eto’O, who suffered a hamstring injury in the 6-0 drubbing of Arsenal at Stamford Bridge and has missed the …

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Chelsea 6 Arsenal 0: Anniversary Day Turns Awry for Wenger at Stamford Bridge

Eto'O Celebrates His Opener Against Arsenal, But Suffered a Seemingly Hamstring Ping Moments Later.

Arsene Wenger’s 1000th match in charge of Arsenal ended in defeat in the hands of the Premier League leaders Chelsea. The Gunners fell seven points behind Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea, following their 6-0 drubbing at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. A Sanuel Eto’O fifth minute opener, Andre Schurle’s superb strike, Eden …

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Chelsea Cruises Into Champions League Last Eight With 2-0 Victory Over Galatasaray

Samuel Eto'O Opens Scoring for Chelsea Against Galatasaray. Getty Image.

Chelsea became the first Premier League side to reach the quarter-finals of this season’s Uefa Champions League, after sealing a comfortable 2-0 home win over Galatasaray. Coming in the wake of a 1-1 draw in Istanbul, Jose Mourinho’s men were poised on making a bold statement on their title credential, …

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