Fans and supporters of football great Samuel Eto’o have taken to social media to lambast the comments made by the Multimillionaire footballer about the need for unity and ones in Cameroon. Speaking at the CRTV headquarters were the former indomitable lions skipper made a courtesy call on June 7th to management of the state sponsored broadcaster, Samuel Eto’o praised management for the wonderful job they have been doing to modernize the network and also preached unity in the country amidst the ongoing Anglophone crisis.
Eto’o comments did not sit down well with some of his fans as they quickly took to social media to express their frustration with the ace striker despite the fact that the Antalyasport man and highest goal scorer is adored at home. Many likened him to an oppressor to have sided with the oppressors (state) and draw a sharp contrast with him and former football continental rival Didier Drogba whom many credited for bringing peace in Ivory coast even though Drogba did that under the umbrella of one and indivisible Ivory Coast.
But as some segment of the population continue to push for further division and subsequent “independence” even though there are no prospects of it, any country opinion even from the most cherished personality in the country could easily carry a sour taste