CFOOT Magazine journalist Alain Denis Ikoul believes Vincent Aboubakar is up there with Roger Milla and Samuel Eto’o as the Cameroon football greats.
Vincent Aboubakar is one of the most inform Cameroon footballers at the moment and undoubtedly one of the best Cameroon footballers of his generation. He has 8 goals and 1 assist in 12 appearances since joining Besiktas in January.
However, CFOOT Magazine journalist Alain Denis Ikoul believes Vincent Aboubakar has achieved enough to sit on the same table as Roger Milla and Samuel Eto’o who achieved alot for Cameroon.
Alain Denis Ikoul “I think Abou[Vincent Aboubakar] today can invite himself to Milla and Eto’o’s table. He has nothing to envy them on the technical level, and even EMOTIONS that he provides to Cameroonians. The impression he leaves is such that the passage of time does not detract from his genius”
🎙Alain Denis Ikoul : «Je pense qu'Abou aujourd'hui peut s'inviter à la table de Milla et Eto'o. Il n'a rien à leur envier sur le plan technique, et même des ÉMOTIONS qu’il procure aux camerounais. L'impression qu'il laisse, c'est que le temps qui passe n'enlève rien à son génie» pic.twitter.com/zVnM7ZjYq5
— CFOOT (@cfootcameroun) May 1, 2023
Samuel Eto’o won two AFCON titles with Cameroon and an Olympic gold medal. He is also the top scorer for the Cameroon national team. Samuel Eto’o also holds the record as the highest goal scorer in AFCON history with 18 goals.
Roger Milla also won two AFCON titles with Cameroon and also led them to a historical quarter finals run in the Italia 1990 FIFA World Cup. Only Samuel Eto’o(54( has more goals than Roger Milla for the Cameroon national team(43).
Vincent Aboubakar led Cameroon to a 2017 AFCON triumph by scoring against Egypt in the finals. He set the record as the Cameroonian who has scored the most goals in a single AFCON edition when he scored 8 goals in the 2021 AFCON on home soil. He finished top scorer in the tournament as Cameroon finished third. Vincent Aboubakar is Cameroon’s third highest international scorer with 39 goals to his name.
Do you think Vincent Aboubakar has achieved enough to be ranked alongside Samuel Eto’o and Roger Milla as concerns Cameroon football?