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Eto'o quits Cameroon after row

09 September 2013, 18:06

Lagos - Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o said he would quit the Cameroon national team for "family reasons" after a row with coach Volker Finke over team selection, despite helping his side to reach the final round of African qualification for the World Cup in Brazil, Supersport.com reports.

The 32-year-old, who also threatened to retire from international football in September 2012 before changing his mind, told teammates in the dressing room after Sunday's 1-0 home win over Libya that he was ending his 16-year career with the Indomitable Lions, according to French newspaper L'Equipe.

His announcement follows a week of tension in the team camp after Eto'o demanded the selection of goalkeeper Carlos Kameni and striker Achille Webo against Libya, with German Finke refusing to agree.

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