CAN Cameroon 2021: Kalidou Koulibaly threatens to leave the Lions!


The defender and captain of the Lions, Kalidou Koulibaly was in all his states and threatened to leave the Lair after having suffered the categorical no from the CAF doctors who refused him the sample yesterday, during the PCR tests, our colleagues from Record.

A cloud of confusion is currently shaking the Lair with this formidable opponent of the Covid. Declared positive and forfeited since last Saturday, Kalidou Koulibaly continues his quarantine. Four days after his infection with Omicron, he had taken samples as stipulated by CAF regulations. Unfortunately, the results still came back positive.

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But, the native of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges shows his desire to return to the group of Cissé. Yesterday, following the Guinean team, he wanted to be tested like all his teammates two days before the match. A wish refuted by the medical team of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) who did not accept the request of the captain of the Lions. For the doctors of the governing body, Kalidou Koulibaly is not fit to play this match and must be tested again, 48 hours after his last test, that is to say this Thursday.

Me Senghor arrested

An altercation ensued between the player and the CAF medical team. Finally, Koulibaly challenged Me Augustin Senghor and made him understand that, for almost a month, he had been at the disposal of his country and that if he does not play this game against Guinea, it is not worth it. he stays in the Lair. The cantankerous central defender of the Lions even threatened to leave the Tagidor Garden hotel in Bangou where the Senegalese players are staying.

Intervening, the president of the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF), Me Augustin Senghor, tried to reason with the footballer. As 1er vice-president of the governing body of African football and a lawyer moreover, he knows that the regulations do not plead for his colt.

Present at a press conference this Thursday morning, the Lions coach admitted that at times there are things he does not understand in relation to the health protocol. What is certain for the moment is that Aliou Cissé will have to deal with the absence of executives such as Gana Gueye, Edouard Mendy, Koulibaly, Nampalys Mendy…

wiwsport.com with Record

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