May 20, 2022

Comoros to handle outfield player in objective for Afcon last-16 bind versus Cameroon because of Covid-19 and injury


The Afcon debutants should place an outfielder in objective as each of the three of their perceived shot-plugs are inaccessible

Comoros will handle an outfield player in objective for their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 tie versus Cameroon subsequent to seeing their customary shot-halting choices cleared out in the midst of a Covid-19 and injury emergency.

The island country sprung a tremendous treat by meeting all requirements for the last 16 in their lady appearance at the opposition, and will presently confront the Indomitable Lions.

In any case, their crew has been obliterated, and they will presently need to play an outfielder between the posts.

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We attempt to manage it all that can be expected, Comoros senior supervisor El Hadad Himidi clarified.

Without the mentor, a few central parts and the two leftover goalkeepers, the circumstance is very troublesome.

Talking in front of the Cameroon tie on Monday, Comoros aide mentor Jean-Daniel Padovani affirmed that an outfielder has been decided to play in objective as the longshots endeavor to arrive at the quarter-finals.

Would Comoros be able to have played without a goalkeeper?

At present two of the country’s three attendants, Moyadh Ousseini and Ali Ahamada, have tried positive for Covid-19 and will miss Monday’s match, while best option Salim Ben Boina is out harmed.

Altogether, 12 of their crew have been precluded through Covid, as has mentor Amir Abdou.

Comoros will in any case be obliged to take the field assuming they have 11 players accessible, paying little heed to their position.

Comoros sprung perhaps the greatest amazement such a long ways in the current year’s Afcon by unloading out mainland monsters Ghana.

The Black Stars went down 3-2 in a completely exhilarating conflict to quit the competition in the gathering stage, while their rivals secured a spot in the last 16 as one of the third-set groups with the best record.