CONFIRMED: Bad news for Cameroon as ex-Chelsea man Samuel Eto’o is out injured for 10 days

Former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o may have played his final match in a World Cup in his illustrious career.

Laurence Fotso, the director of Marketing and Communications at the Cameroon Football Federation, has announced on her Twitter account on Monday morning that 36-year-old Eto’o has been ordered to rest for 10 days by doctors after picking up an injury in Brazil.

The news of Eto’o’s injury comes after the Cameroonian captain and all-round hero missed the past two days of training amid reports of pain in his right knee.

On Sunday night Eto’o had indicated  that his World Cup may be cut short writing on Twitter:

The doctors confirm! I would probably not be able to play the match vs Croatia on Wed, june18th due to an injury on my knee causing me pain.

Now the worst fears have been confirmed.

Cameroon, who lost to Mexico in their opener, face Croatia and then Brazil in their two remaining Group A fixtures.


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