Cameroon’s star striker Samuel Eto'o, who also plays a for Russian team Anzhi Makhachkala, has received the Golden Lion 2010 award given to the best players in Africa. The winner is chosen by 35 major local media.

Eto’o is followed by Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan (100 points) and Morocco’s Marouane Chamakh (62 point).

Eto’o has got the title for the third time.