Africa Soccer Samuel Eto’o : ‘I want to be the first African to do it”

Samuel Eto'o

Cameroon legend and four-time African Ballon d’Or winner Samuel Eto’o revealed he wants to be the first Black gaffer to coach a top European club.

The 40-year old spoke to Spanish outlet Cadena SER during an interview and said he would like to become a coach in the future.

Most of the time, African coaches gets ‘fringe clubs’ in Europe, but Eto’o wants to become the first from Africa to be in charge of an European powerhouse.

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Samuel Eto'o wants to be the first 'Black' coach to win the UEFA Champions League.
Samuel Eto’o wants to be the first ‘Black’ coach to win the UEFA Champions League.

“I want to be the first African to lead a great European team”, Eto’o told Cade SER in 2020.

The former Barcelona striker continues saying he would like his team to play like that of Pep Guardiola who is regarded as one of the best ever coaches in football history.

“I hope to return to Barca one day. I want to be the first black man to win the Champions League as a coach. I would like my team to be similar to Guardiola’s.

“Coaching Barça? I’m 40 years old. I hope to have a long life. Today I have to help the football of my country, but I am not ruling out that option in the future “, he added.


1 comment

  1. Reply Post By Emmanuel

    If you can do it, then go ahead, Wich you good luck!!

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