Cameroon Legend Samuel Eto’o Foots Bills of Former Teammate Who Had Major Surgery

Cameroon Legend Samuel Eto’o Foots Bills of Former Teammate Who Had Major Surgery

  • Serge Branco Namekong has just had successful surgery in Cameroon following an undisclosed ailment
  • Former striker Samuel Eto’o was said to have footed the bills for the one-cap ex-international
  • The FECAFOOT president has been helpful since he assumed his position overseeing their 2022 World Cup qualification

Former Cameroonian International Serge Branco Namekong had major surgery at the Central Hospital of Yaoundé.

It was gathered that his former ,national team teammate, Samuel Eto'o, visited him and took care of all the expenses.

Notable clubs Serge Branco Namekong played for are Stuggart, Queens Park Rangers, Leeds United and Frankfurt.

Serge Branco, Cameroon footballer, Samuel Eto'o
Serge Branco has successfully had his surgery. Photo: WesleySports
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Namekong, who played as a defender, was part of the victorious Cameroon National Football Team in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

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He featured for the Indomitable Lions in one game in 2001 but featured for several clubs in Europe.

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Meanwhile, Samuel Eto’o could be dragged to court again for ignoring a ruling confirming he is the father of a 22-year-old lady.

The former Barcelona striker could face fresh legal action as he is yet to take responsibility and make payments to the family

The FECAFOOT president has never accepted that he is the biological father of Erika Do Rosario Nieves and failed to attend court sessions, which came to a conclusion in February.

Her mother, Adileusa, started the lawsuit in 2018 and made efforts to provide evidence to support her testimony that Eto’o is actually her daughter's biological father.

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