Etienne Eto’o, Son of the Cameroon Football legend, Samuel Eto’o, has been included in the Cameroon squad that will play in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil from October 26 to November 17, 2019, Igberetv reports.
The young Eto’o who is a striker and the captain of the Under-17 team of Real Mallorca in Spain, expressed delight in making it to the World Cup tournament which he said will afford him the opportunity to build his own reputation.
“Even if my father is a big number nine, I do not feel any different from you. I’m nothing more,” I’m coming here to help you and be a positive member of the squad.”
His father, Samuel Eto’o senior made is the 118 appearances and scored 56 goals for Cameroon national team, making him the greatest goal-scorer in Cameroon history.
Cameroon will play in Group E with Argentina, Spain and Tajikistan.
The teams that will play in the 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup are:
Angola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, France, Haiti, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korean Republic, Mexico, Netherlands, Newzealand, Nigeria, Paraguay, Solomon Islands, Spain, Tajikistan and USA.