One of the most celebrated and decorated African footballer of his generation and AFCON winner in the years 2000 & 2002 Samuel Eto’o Fils has picked African giants Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco and Cameroon to be his favourites for the ongoing AFCON tournament in Egypt.

Being one of 7 Ambassadors for the tournament Samuel Eto’o has been in Egypt ensuring he uses his position to sell the brand (African football) as much as he can.

In my point of view,I think that nations like Benin and Mauritania can cause surprises here because of the quality of football they produce,they are good teams that deserve to be in this tournament.But at the end I expect Morocco,Nigeria, Egypt and Cameroon to be amonsgt the contenders.”
Samuel Eto’o told the media.

Eto’o won two AFCON titles in consecutive finals against Nigeria in 2000 & 2002 and lost once against Egypt in 2008 and currently the all time leading scorer in the competition with 17 goals scored in 6 different editions of the tournament.

Angu Lesley
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