May 21, 2022

Afcon 2021: Comoros observe answer for manager emergency as Ahamada tests negative for Covid in front of Cameroon conflict

 

Comoros won’t have to play an outfield player in objective for their Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 gathering with has Cameroon in Yaounde on Monday after plug Ali Ahamada returned a negative Covid test on the morning of the match.

The islanders – making their Afcon debut – uncovered on Sunday they were getting ready to involve an outfield player in objective for their knockout game against the Indomitable Lions after each of the three of their goalkeepers were managed out of the game.

Ahamada and third-decision plug Moyadh Oussenini both returned positive Covid tests over the course of the end of the week, while Salim Ben Boina – who conveyed a brave exhibition against Morocco in the gathering stage – is as yet recuperating from a shoulder injury.

What is the most recent information?

In any case, L’Equipe – subsequent to talking with the player on Monday – have affirmed that Ahamada will be accessible to take to the field against Cameroon in the wake of getting a negative Covid result on Monday following tests on Sunday.

Comoros, positioned 132nd on the planet, are partaking in a paramount lady execution at the biennial competition, having crushed Ghana 3-2 on Tuesday to take out the four-time advocate and advance to the knockout stage to their detriment.

Their energy for the gathering with the Indomitable Lions on Monday was hosed anyway by 12 positive Covid cases in the camp, including the two goalkeepers and lead trainer Amir Abou.

Information exchanged?

Goalkeeper mentor Jean-Daniel Padovani, talking just before the match, had uncovered that Comoros would be compelled to involve an outfield player in objective for the greatest match in the country’s footballing history.

We have met with the staff, talked things through, got every one of the sound players together and attempted to place things into point of view, Padovani told columnists in Sunday’s pre-match news meeting.

We have a few likely goalkeepers, and we are giggling about it, we like to move toward it as such. It is entertaining.

Who will play in objective for Comoros?

Ahamada was perceived to have been disconnecting in Garoua subsequent to getting a positive test result close by other impacted players including Nakibou Aboubakari, Yacine Bourhane, Mohamed M’Changama, Kassim Abdallah and Alexis Souahy.

He will currently make a trip to Yaounde on Monday to participate in the conflict, which starts off at 8pm nearby time.

Indeed, even without a perceived goalkeeper, Comoros would have been compelled to respect the apparatus against Cameroon according to a Caf order gave before the competition which illustrated that groups would be needed to play a match assuming they had at least 11 players accessible.