Cameroon soccer star, Samuel Eto’o has announced that a charity match scheduled on Saturday in the Turkish city of Antalya – aimed at raising money for his foundation has been postponed until further notice following an attempted coup in the country.
A number of football stars were already in Antalya to support Eto’o, they include, Nigeria’s Kanu Nwankw, Jay-Jay Okocha, Ghana’s Stephen Appiah and Michael Essien and Ivory Coast’s Kolo Toure, Pop star, Peter Okoye, comedian, AY, actor, Osita Iheme and others.
Eto’o, a four-time African Footballer of the Year, took to his social media accounts to reveal the charity match had to be cancelled due to the unrest in the country.
“Dear all, I am sorry to announce that for security reasons, Eto’o Charity Match, that was supposed to take place today (Saturday) at 8pm at Antalya Arena, is postponed until further notice. I thank each and everyone of you for your continuous support and count on your understanding. #Love.”