Samuel Eto’o donates ten ambulances to Cameroon health service

Cameroon’s top former national team player and former Barcelona and Chelsea striker, Samuel Eto’o has give support to the health ministry of Cameroon.

He donated ten (10) ambulances to Cameroon’s health service to help the ministry fight the global pandemic, Coronavirus.

Eto, now 40 has funded the fleet of emergency vehicles with an amount estimated to be

400 million West African francs–£530,000. He presented the gift to the Ministry of Health last week.

He wrote on social media: “Donating 10 ambulances to the Ministry of Health in Cameroon.


“Was such an honour to be able to do this for my country, so more people can be helped in emergency situations.”

Samuel Eto’o has also made a donation of nearly £1million which was to support the building of a children’s wing at the Laquintinie hospital in his hometown Douala some four years ago.

He has also provided thousands of face masks and food supplies to the country through his charity foundation to help battle covid-19.

In 2013, Samuel Eto’o switched camp from Russian club Anzhi to Chelsea, scored few dozens of goals in his 35 appearances as a Chelsea player.
He headed to Everton a year later but found the net just four times in his 20 games for the club.
Cameroon’s top former national team player quit football and hanged up his boots in 2019 following spells in Italy, Turkey and Qatar.

Last year, Samuel Eto’o was hospitalised with a head injury after being involved in a car crash that reportedly saw his 4×4 vehicle hit a bus.



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