While in Senegal as an ambassador for the 2022 World Cup, Samuel Eto’o met Senegalese football leaders and in particular visited the magnificent Abdoulaye Wade stadium. It is with warm words that he thanked his hosts for the welcome.
‘‘Thank you Senegal for your hospitality. A real pleasure to visit the Abdoulaye Wade stadium and discuss the inescapable reign of African football during this year’s FIFA World Cup.”, declared on his Facebook page, the current president of FECAFOOT and ambassador of the Qatar World Cup 2022. Indeed, as part of a trip to Dakar with a delegation from the Qatar Supreme Committee and Legacy, Samuel Eto’o had exchanges with the bosses of Senegalese football, relating to the role of Africa in this next festival of world football. To this end, he said at a press conference: ‘‘It’s possible for us Africans to win the World Cup…I’ll be happy if Cameroon wins and if it’s Senegal, I’ll be happy too ». It was Tuesday August 16, 2022, facing the press.