African football icon Samuel Eto’o believes Nigeria’s talent equals the likes of Argentina, France and Brazil.
Eto’o, currently in Lagos to promote Castle’s 5s Football League competition, has quickly shared views to fire up the spirits of Super Eagles players and biggest fans.
The Cameroon and FC Barcelona legend feels that the issue in Africa lies in the way the continent does or fails to value it’s football.
“Nigeria are on the same level as Brazil, Argentina and France. Sometimes in Africa, we don’t know properly value our football,” Eto’o told Sports Extra via Naija News.
“They (Nigeria) have great talents but they must be focused and disciplined to be a powerhouse again.”
Eto’o also had a moment to express his joy and approval of learning his contemporary Joseph Yobo is the new Nigeria assistant coach.
“I’m very happy to see now in Africa that legends are been handed the responsibility to lead their national teams. I’m very happy for Yobo, I pray he succeeds,” added Eto’o.
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