Etienne Eto’o following in his father’s footsteps

Etienne Eto’o following in his father’s footsteps
Etienne Eto'o Pineda of Cameroon receives his Man of the Match award after the 2021 CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations football match between Cameroon and Mozambique

by Graeme Jackson

Monday Feb 22, 2021. 10:00

The son of African football legend Samuel Eto’o marked his U-20 international debut with a brace of goals at the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations this past weekend.

Etienne Eto’o, who plays his club football for the youth team of Spanish club Real Oviedo, scored twice – including a truly sublime strike direct from a free kick – as Cameroon crushed Mozambique 4-1 in Nouakchott on Saturday and secured progression to the quarterfinals as Group A winners.

The teenager has a long way to go if he is to emulate his father’s success with the Indomitable Lions – which includes over 100 caps, 50-plus goals, an Olympic Gold Medal and two AFCON titles – but the young Eto’o is off to a great start!

Enjoy the highlights of Cameroon’s 4-1 win in the video below, as per CAF’s Twitter page [].

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