Eto’o returns the favor and opens a blank page with Algeria

London – “Al-Quds Al-Arabi”: Cameroonian football legend Samuel Eto’o initiated reconciliation and opened a new page with Algerian fans, after the deterioration of relations between them, against the background of what happened before and after the return match of the final phase of the African qualifiers at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The president of the Cameroonian federation and former Barcelona scorer was the protagonist of the recent dispute between the lions and the desert warriors, having been the first defendant in the controversial arbitration decisions on dark night of “Mustafa Chaker”, led by the Gambian referee Bakary Gassama, challenged by the Algerian federation, immediately after announcing his settlement as comma referee. And what made matters worse recently, what Ito did while in the Qatari capital Doha after he assaulted an Algerian blogger, who was doing his job at the global event, that caused a coup in the global public opinion and in the world of ” social media” against the head of the Union of Lions, and forced him to An official apology, before the curtain fell on this hostility, with the reply of the great star, at the invitation of the Algerian Federation, to be able to participate in the African Championship for clubs. And after receiving a decent reception for his footballing history and current position, upon entering Houari Boumediene Airport through the VIP gate, Eto’o told the media Algerians: “There is no doubt that Algeria is one of Cameroon’s friendly countries, and I, like all Cameroonians, never betray my friends and of course I will not forget this support.” The country is ours to host the African championship last year. It was a wonderful stage for us to hold the competition in weather. And he wasn’t satisfied with this, on the contrary he started in first line among supporters and advocates for Algeria to have the honor of organizing the “Cannes 2025” Africa Cup, as a sort of return to the country of a million martyrs, saying: “After the previous assignments, I can say that Cameroon will be alongside Algeria, and will support them to host the championship”. Africa in 2025”. It is known that the 2025 African Championship was supposed to take place in Guinea, but the government’s delay in completing the infrastructure necessary for the competition to take place meant that the CAF withdrew the organizational practice from the country, in in view of the reopening of the invitation to receive organizational requests, with expectations that the tender will be limited to Algeria, Morocco and South Africa.