Arsenal star, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has been ruled out of Gabon’s clash with Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Aubameyang missed his national team’s Group C opener against Comoros on Monday after testing positive for COVID-19.
But the Gabonese federation announced that the striker, Axel Meye and Nice’s Mario Lemina will also be sidelined from today’s game at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, according to The Sun report.
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All three were diagnosed with coronavirus recently and latest medical examinations showed they are dealing with minor heart problems as a reusult of the ilness.
Thus, the Confederation of African Football [CAF] wasn’t willing to take any risks.
The Gabonese Federation tweeted: “According to the CAF medical commission, the players Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Axel Meye and Mario Lemina, just out of Covid, cannot take part in this match.
“The examinations would show cardiac lesions. CAF did not want to take any risks.”