No Ligue 1 move for Samuel Eto'o as Qatar SC announce African legend's signing

Despite confirming Ligue 1 contacts, the ageless striker will feature for the Kings in the Qatar Star Leagues this season

Samuel Eto'o will continue his illustrious career at Qatar SC after moving to the Qatari outfit on a free.

The 37-year-old has been on the move for his 13th club having been released by Turkish Super Lig side Konyaspor at the end of the last season.

Earlier, Eto'o confirmed talks with French Ligue 1 teams, stating that he is 'open to offers from France'. But the Qatari outfit have swooped for the signature of one of Africa's most decorated player.

On Monday evening, the Doha based outfit announced the signature of the former Barcelona and Chelsea marksman - set to be unveiled on Tuesday.

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The Qatar Stars League is two weeks into the 2018-19 season and the Kings are placed fifth in the log after taking three points from their opening two games.

Next up, the Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium outfit play Al Sailiya on Friday, and the presence of the ex-Cameroon international should provide them with a boost.