Gabonese officers are unclear whether captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will engage in in their last Africa Cup of Nations group sport on Tuesday pursuing the striker’s slight coronary heart issue.
The Arsenal forward was left out of Gabon’s crew to face Ghana on Friday owing to a heart situation immediately after recovering from coronavirus.
Aubameyang tested negative this week and experienced on Thursday, but the Confederation of African Football (CAF) “did not want to just take any dangers” soon after the 32-calendar year-aged, alongside with team-mates Mario Lemina and Axel Meye, have been shown to have “cardiac lesions”.
Gabonese officials will now keep on to look at Aubameyang’s overall health about the upcoming several times, but it is unclear at this stage regardless of whether he will be capable to participate in in Gabon’s remaining team activity from Morocco on Tuesday, live on Sky Sports.
Arsenal are comprehended to be satisfied that Aubameyang’s affliction is not major.
They have also been in touch with the player, who is experience all right and has qualified for the previous two days.
Aubameyang is but to surface for Gabon at this year’s AFCON.
‘Gabon in touch with Arsenal over Auba’
Sky Sports News’ AFCON reporter Usher Komigusha from the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Cameroon:
“Gabon lovers are nervous about the long term of their captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
“Gabon mentor Patrice Neveu says they are going to go on to do exams on him and monitor his predicament.
“A member of the Gabon team administration also mentioned they’re in contact with Arsenal to verify his progress as the times go by.
“It truly is unclear whether he will be available for their previous team video game from Morocco.”
Ghana’s Africa Cup of Nations campaign is in peril immediately after the 4-time champions conceded a late equaliser in opposition to Gabon to attract their Group C match 1-1.
Ghana’s captain Andre Ayew blasted household a excellent still left-foot shot for an 18th-minute direct but Jim Allevinah levelled with two minutes left to rescue a draw for Gabon.
A feisty face ended in scuffles and a pink card for Ghana’s Benjamin Tetteh for his aspect in the put up-match brawl.
The draw leaves Ghana with just one issue from two Group C matches and in danger of elimination if they do not get their very last video game in opposition to Comoros on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Gabon are 2nd in the group on four points and will need just a issue from their remaining match against desk-toppers Morocco on Tuesday to qualify for the very last 16.
The Africa Cup of Nations event will be broadcast stay on Sky Sporting activities in January and February.
The event, originally scheduled to be played in June and July 2021, will be performed in Cameroon among January 9 and February 6, 2022, with Sky Athletics displaying all 52 games stay.