Samuel Eto'o: Cameroon FA President Sends Special Message to Morocco After Spain Victory

Samuel Eto'o: Cameroon FA President Sends Special Message to Morocco After Spain Victory

  • Former Barcelona forward Samuel Eto'o has shared his excitement after Morocco reached the last eight of the World Cup
  • The Atlas Lions knocked out 2010 champions Spain from the World Cup after a penalty shootout victory
  • Morocco becomes the fourth country from Africa to reach the quarter-final of the FIFA World Cup

The President of the Cameroonian Football Federation, Samuel Eto'o has congratulated Morocco for becoming the fourth African country to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

The Atlas Lions stunned 2010 champions Spain to reach the last eight after a penalty shootout victory on Tuesday.

Goalkeeper Yassine Bounou was Morocco's hero after saving two kicks with Achraf Hakimi putting the icing on the cake with an expertly taken penalty.

Samuel Eto'o, Morocco, Cameroon, World Cup
Samuel Eto'o has celebrated Morocco after the Atlas Lions reached the last eight of the World Cup. Credit: @FIFAcom @SamuelEtoo
Source: Twitter

Eto'o who predicted a Morocco versus Cameroon final took to social media to celebrate the North Africans.

Exciting feature: Check out news exactly for YOU ➡️ find "Recommended for you" block and enjoy!

"History is made. The fourth African team to ever make it to the quarter finals. Bravo Morocco," wrote Eto'o on Twitter.

Morocco join Cameroon, Senegal and Ghana as the only countries from Africa to reach the last eight of the World Cup.

The former African champions will now face Portugal, who beat Switzerland 6-1, in the quarterfinal.

Meanwhile, the ex-Barcelona star's country Cameroon were eliminated from the World Cup at the group despite beating Brazil and drawing with Serbia. Defeat to Switzerland in their opener meant four points was not enough to see them through.

Morocco remain the only African country left at the World Cup in Qatar.

Samuel Eto'o attacks fan

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that a shocking video has surfaced online capturing Samuel Eto'o attacking an unknown man outside the stadium after Brazil's World Cup clash against South Korea.

Eto'o is understood to have been part of thousands of fans who gathered at Stadium 974 to watch the round of 16 clash on Monday night, December 5.

However, the Barcelona legend appeared to have lost his cool shortly after the match, with a now-viral video doing the rounds on social media showing him kneeing a cameraman in the car park.

Source: SportsBrief.com