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Gabon hopes to apply captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Tuesday to play their very last organization degree in shape on the Africa Cup of Nations, following his dramatic exclusion from Friday’s 1-1 draw in opposition to Ghana in Yaounde.

Aubameyang overlooked Gabon’s establishing sport in opposition to the Comoros Islands on Monday after trying out tremendous for COVID-19 on arrival in Cameroon for the match and being quarantined at the side of teammate Mario Lemina.

Both rejoined the squad after nearly every week of isolation, education at the eve in their 2d Group C come upon in opposition to Ghana.

But the Confederation of African Football ordered Gabon now no longer to apply them in that sport after detecting coronary heart lesions in a post-COVID scientific examination.

“They handed the PCR exams, which had been negative, after which they did the second one set of scientific exams and it appears they each have a problem,” explains Gabon educate Patrice Neveu.

“I became at the telecellsmartphone with the group physician and CAF and that they stated now no longer to play in opposition to them due to the fact their fitness need to come first.

But Neveu stated he became searching ahead to gambling the pair in opposition to Morocco in Yaounde on Tuesday, in which Gabon ought to nevertheless take the pinnacle spot withinside the organization.

“There are 4 days earlier than the subsequent sport and I desire to have them again due to the fact we really want them. Fortunately, CAF allowed us to visit the match with a squad of 28, in any other case I wouldn’t be capable of take care of it. This virus is chronic I had it myself, however it became long gone in  days.”

Gabon additionally needed to do with out Axel Meye, Gilchrist Nguema, Sidney Obissa and Lloyd Palun.

Gabon might not end withinside the pinnacle  in their pool, however 4 factors from their first  fits need to be sufficient to improve to the subsequent degree as one of the pinnacle 4 third-positioned groups withinside the organization degree.

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