African Cup of Nations – Guinea progress after lots drawn

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The African Cup of Nations witnessed some drama off the pitch today as lots were drawn to decide who would progress to the Quarter-Finals. Mali and Guinea were the unfortunate sides subjected to the usual method, Guinea being the side who will continue in the competition. The African Cup of Nations takes place every two years and is always a …

Everton – Eto’o preparing to join the Serie A

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Vastly experienced African forward Samuel Eto’o is preparing to leave Everton this January and join Italian side Sampdoria. BBC Sport report the 33-year-old could complete the deal by Tuesday. Samuel Eto’o began playing football in his native Cameroon and was then purchased by the Real Madrid youth academy where he continued his development. Eto’o only played for Los Blancos in …

Alex Song quits Cameroon

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On loan West Ham United midfielder, Alex Song has retired from International duty after not being selected by Cameroon for the African Cup of Nations, says BBC Sport. The breaking news does come as a relief to Hammers fans who will be over the moon they will have their key centre midfielder available for the next month; every cloud… Song …

Everton – Eto’o has already earned a new contract

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33-year-old Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has impressed since moving to Goodison Park this summer. Now the Daily Mirror report he will already be given a new contract by manager Roberto Martinez. Eto’o was hunted by cross-city Merseyside rivals Liverpool in the transfer window following his release from London club Chelsea but he elected to move to Everton and in his …

Spurs update – Assou-Ekotto’s wages holding up exit

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Tottenham Hotspur are desperately trying to get rid of unwanted Cameroon international Benoit Assou-Ekotto. However, according to the Daily Mirror the player’s wages are holding up any potential deal. Assou-Ekotto is 30-years-old but is nowhere near the Spurs full side meaning his £40,000-a-week wages are being paid with no appearances being made. The left-back began his career in France with …