His status as technical leader of the Senegal national team, his performance over the past season both in club and with the lions of Senegal, Sadio Mané is undoubtedly the African footballer likely to be on the podium for the Ballon d’ Gold 2022. But the Senegalese striker does not benefit from the support of his elder Samuel Eto’o.
Legend of African football and fervent supporter and defender of African players, Samuel Eto’o is known for his straightforward outings and his raw truths. As D-Day approaches (October 17), the date for submitting the Golden Ball 2022the current president of the Cameroon Football Federation, Eto’o has announced his choice for the BO and it is not Sadio Mané.
Ballon d’Or 2022: Eto’o votes for Benzema
Speaking to Liga TV, the former FC Barcelona striker said: “I have huge respect for Benzema and I know he’s ahead of all the other strikers at the moment. And, even if he plays at Real Madrid, I hope he will win the Ballon d’Or because he deserves it. »
As an African and given the rivalry between Samuel Eto’o’s former club FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, many expected another allegation from the president of the Cameroon Football Federation. But the indomitable lion has reasons, of which only he knows why he defends them.
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