Samuel Eto’o revealed that Tarbo West use to scare him before facing the Super Eagles 2000 Ghana-Nigeria African Cup of Nations final in Lagos.
The 38-year-old Cameroon all-time top goalscorer who announced his retirement from football September 2019 after blistering career by winning Africa Cup of Nations, Olympic Gold Medal, Champions League, La Liga, Serie A, FIFA Club World Cup, Copa del Rey, Coppa Italia, and several others.
Eto who id in Lagos for Trophy 5-A-Side Developmental Football tournament said via Brila that he was scared of facing former Inter Milan and Derby County strong man Taribo before the 2000 Ghana-Nigeria African Cup of Nations final in Lagos.
“Taribo West was the defender who I feared the most when I first played against him in the final of AFCON 2000”.
Former Barcelona striker finishes the tournament as the second top-goal scorer with four goals – including a goal in the final against Nigeria where Cameroon won on penalties after a 2-2 draw.
Eto’o has played football in Kadji Sports Academy before a spell at Real Madrid, Leganés, Espanyol, Mallorca, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Anzhi Makhachkala, Chelsea, Everton, Sampdoria, Antalyaspor, Konyaspor and Qatar SC.