Gabon hope Aubameyang will play at Afcon despite detecting cardiac lesions

  * Gabon coach says forward’s diagnosis due to residue after Covid * Patrice Neveu says he hopes captain is available for next matchGabon hope to be able to use their captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, on Tuesday when they play their last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations, despite his exclusion from Friday’s 1-1 draw against Ghana in Yaounde and the subsequent diagnosis of cardiac lesions after a post-Covid medical examination. Aubameyang missed Gabon’s opening game win against the Comoros Islands on Monday after testing positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Cameroon for the tournament and being placed in quarantine along with his teammate Mario Lemina. Both rejoined the squad after almost a week isolating, and trained on the eve of their second Group C encounter against Ghana. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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