World football stars to play in charity game of African football legend

Eto'o will be having a testimonial game in honour of his foundation on Saturday, July 16 in Antalaya, Turkey.

Samuel Eto'o

Eto'o will be having the charity game in honour of his foundation on Saturday, July 16 in Antalaya.

His former teammates Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta will be playing at the game and will be joined by the likes of Neymar, Luis Suarez, Diego Maradona, Eden Hazard, Didier Drogba and Arda Turan.

Ex-Super Eagles stars Nwankwo Kanu and Austin Jay Jay Okocha will also be playing at the charity game.

The game is to celebrate the 10-year-anniversary of the Samuel Eto’o foundation.

“Samuel Eto’o will host a friendly game on 16 July 2016 at the Antalya Arena stadium. Messi, Neymar, Suarez, Maradona, Hazard, Iniesta, Demba Ba, Drogba and Arda Turan will be some of the names in his dream team,” a statement on Antalyaspor’s website said last week.

The four time African Footballer of the Year last year launched a new charity platform for victims of Boko Haram in his home country, Cameroon and neighboring Nigeria.

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