Forfeits on the first day of the CAN with Gabon due to the Covid, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mario Lemina are also forfeited for the match against Ghana and could even miss the match against Morocco on the 3rd day. CAF has decided to dismiss the two players due to cardiac sequelae seen during the last medical examinations. Sequelae linked to Covid.
The Gabonese federation announced that the examinations of the two players “have heart damage”. CAF has decided not to take any risks and not to allow the players to resume competition. Bayern Munich player Alphonso Davies is experiencing similar difficulties currently.
🚨 According to the CAF medical commission, the players Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Axel Meyé and Mario Lemina barely out of the Covid cannot take part in this match. The exams would show heart damage. CAF did not want to take any risks. pic.twitter.com/cebUnMLSVX
— Gabonese Football Federation – FEGAFOOT (@fegafoot_gabon) January 14, 2022