ARSENAL star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been ruled out of Gabon’s clash with Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Aubameyang missed the national team’s Group C opener against Comoros on Monday after testing positive for COVID-19.
But the Gabonese federation have announced that Nice forwards Axel Meye and Mario Lemina will also be sidelined for today’s match at Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium.
All three were recently diagnosed with the coronavirus, and the latest medical tests show they are dealing with minor heart problems due to the disease’s recurrence.
Therefore, the Confederation of African Football [CAF] not willing to take any risks.
The Gabonese Federation tweeted: “According to the CAF health committee, players Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Axel Meye and Mario Lemina, who have just left Covid, are unable to participate in this match.
“Tests will show damage to the heart. CAFs don’t want to take any risks.”
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