Despite scoring twice in the Lions' three group matches, his side lost each game and finished bottom of Group E.
That they were eliminated from the competition before the final group fixtures is indication enough of how they underperformed.
"There's no point blaming one person or another," said the Inter striker after their final defeat at the hands of the Netherlands.
Cameroon famously advertised African football to the world at the 1990 World Cup with a run to the quarter-finals, defeating defending champions Argentina on the way.
Now, twenty years later, they leave without a point.
Eto'o, one of the country's few good performers, is ready to move on from this setback and look to the next challenge.
"We have to focus on the future, and we don't have much time to build it," he said.