Aubameyang, Gabon teammate diagnosed with heart lesion at AFCON after recovering from COVID

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Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Gabon teammates Axel May and Mario Remina were excluded from the Gabon match against Ghana on Friday after being diagnosed with ‘heart lesion’ after recovering from COVID-19.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was diagnosed with 'heart disease' at AFCON 2021 after recovering from Covid-19.
© Visionhaus/Getty ImagesPierre-Emerick Aubameyang was diagnosed with ‘heart disease’ at AFCON 2021 after recovering from Covid-19.

it seems Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can’t take a break. after being deprived arsenal After being separated from the team as captain, he tested positive for COVID-19 upon arriving in Cameroon for a match. 2021 African Cup of Nations.

Unfortunately, the former Borussia Dortmund The star received worse news. Aubameyang and Gabonese teammates Axel Meye and Mario Lemina were both diagnosed with a ‘heart lesion’ after recovering from Covid-19.

that much Gabon Football Federation said in a statement. An African Football Federation (CAF) medical official found a heart lesion in Aubameyang on a check after the striker returned after testing positive for COVID-19.. Meye and Lemina also returned from quarantine after testing positive and the same lesions were found. Gabon FA Aubameyang, Meye and Lemina were excluded from a 1-1 draw with Ghana, a medical official said “we didn’t want to take the risk.”.

Aubameyang, Meye and Lemina excluded from Gabon-Ghana 2021 Afcon clash due to ‘heart lesion’ found after positive for Covid-19

Aubameyang was hit hard as soon as the 2021 AFCON journey began. star of gabon Upon arrival in Cameroon, immediately quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19 at the airport.

As a result, he missed Gabon’s debut in the competition. Comoros. Aubameyang has since tested negative for the virus and was released from quarantine on Wednesday and was expected to return to the team against Ghana.

According to the athletic, Arsenal’s medical department has clearly spoken to the Gabon medical staff about the situation and has been told that the forward is in a good mood. this comes after a while Bayern Munich and Canada international Alfonso Davis – Those who tested positive for COVID-19 at the beginning of the year – was found Inflammation of the heart muscle, known as myocarditis.

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