The 34-year-old will stay at Antalyaspor and continue as a player.
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Four-time African player of the year Samuel Eto'o has threatened to sue his former club Sampdoria over a contract dispute.
A former Cameroon teammate of Samuel Eto'o has said he is surprised that the striker has been appointed as interim manager of Antalyaspor but believes he has the right attributes.
Eto'o joined the Turkish club as a player in the summer, and reports say he will take charge for three matches after coach Yusuf Simsek had his contract terminated earlier this month.
The club emblem includes capital letters A and S which stand for Antalya and Spor (sport in Turkish) respectively. In the middle of these letters, there is the figure of Yivli Minare which is one of the several symbols of the city of Antalya. Three rectangular shapes on the Yivli Minare means the unite of three teams of Antalya.
Brazil icon Ronaldinho is closing in on a move to Turkey with Antalyaspor, sources in Turkey have told ESPN FC.
From 2012 Antalyaspor played their home matches at Akdeniz University Stadium which holds 7,083 spectators. Its located at Mediterranean coast of Turkey and its owned by Akdeniz University.
The 35-year-old striker denied it had been aimed at chairman Ali Safak Ozturk, who had criticised his performances earlier in the season.
Ronaldinho, who has been without a club since leaving Fluminense last September, has no plans to hang up his boots and plans to continue playing.
The Turkish club announced that Morais, who assisted Jose Mourinho until his sacking as Chelsea manager, would take over.
Eto'o says "I'm only asking that president Massimo Ferrero and his lawyer do the right thing."
The 36-year-old was strongly linked with a move to the Turkish side last summer, but it failed to materialise in the end.
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Antalyaspor is a Turkish professional football club located in the city of Antalya. The club colours are red and white and they play their home matches at Centennial Arena. Domestically, the club has won the 2.Lig twice, in 1982 and 1986. They also finished as runners-up for the Turkish Cup in 2000.
Samuel Eto'o has been dropped from the Antalyaspor squad after writing: "Perhaps some people do not feel respect for me because I am black" on his Instagram account.
Antalyaspor signed Ronaldinho's former Barcelona teammate Samuel Eto'o last summer and the ambitious club are keen to...
Eto'o claims that when he joined Sampdoria in January 2015, there was a stipulation in his contract that the Serie A club would also sign fellow Cameroon international Fabrice Olinga, a product of Eto'o's youth academy.
The club earned promotion back to the Süper Lig after placing second in the 2005–06 1.Lig. On 3 December 2006, Pavol Straka scored the clubs 500th goal in top-flight football. The following year they were relegated back to the 1.Lig, but earned promotion again the next season. They finished ninth at the end of the 2009–10 season.
The BBC reported that the former Cameroon captain could then land the job permanently, with club officials set to make a decision after...
Eto'o, a former Cameroon captain, did not specify to whom his comment was addressed, but it was posted alongside a CV detailing his glittering football career.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Antalyaspor have close relations with Kocaelispor. This goes back to the 1999 İzmit earthquake, which had a devastating effect on the city of İzmit. Turkish cities unaffected by the earthquake gave refuge to those left homeless. Among the refugees, who fled the region to seek refuge in Antalya were Kocaelispor ultras, who go by the name, 'Hodrimeydan'.
Former Cameroon captain Eto'o took over the post last month and won two, drew one and lost two of his five games in charge.
Samuel Eto'o has ended his short-term stint as interim player-manager at Antalyaspor and has been replaced by ex-Chelsea assistant boss Jose Morais.
The 19-year-old Olinga plays for Belgian club Royal Mouscron-Peruwelz...