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Eto'o appointed Antalyaspor coach

Eto'o appointed Antalyaspor coach


Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto’o has been appointed interim player-manager at Turkish side Antalyaspor.

The 34-year-old striker, who joined the club on a three-year contract in June, has been given three matches to impress at the helm.

He takes over from Yusuf Simsek, whose contract was terminated by mutual consent on December 7.

Antalyaspor will make a decision about whether to give Eto’o the role permanently after the winter break.

Eto’o will be guided and assisted by Mehmet Ugurlu, who is the club’s technical director, as the Cameroonian takes his first steps into management.

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