32 Cameroon youth players fail age testing imposed by Samuel Eto'o ahead of U17 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

Samuel Eto'o Cameroon
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Ahead of playing in the Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations qualifiers later this month, Cameroon's U17 team have had 32 players fail age tests enforced by Samuel Eto'o, the president of the Cameroonian Football Federation, Fecafoot. 

Upon his election in December 2021, the former Barcelona and Chelsea striker promised to combat the issue of age-cheating in Cameroon through the use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) screening. MRIs scan the wrist to study the bone structure and indicate if a player is older than 17. 

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