Selection of Gabon faces this Monday Gambia in the group stage of the Africa Cup and he will not have anything easy after the odyssey lived last night on his arrival at Banjul airport, the Gambian capital. And it is that the Gabonese team, with the Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the lead, had to wait more than six hours to cross the border due to a problem with Covid-19 tests and an alleged breach of the required protocols, since the tests would not have been carried out 48 hours before as required.
This is how he himself related it Aubameyang on social media, taking the situation with humor. “What a great night at the airport”commented the forward ‘gunner’, who also showed his indignation: “I just want to know why the Gambia keeps our passports for hours and they keep us at the airport, are we hostages?” Are you going to close your eyes? I want to see the next episode of this movie. ”
After finally being able to cross the border and already on the bus on the way to the hotel, Aubameyang He did not hesitate to assure that the situation experienced would be an “extra motivation” for the game on Wednesday. Gabon leads Group D with 7 points, 3 more than Gambia, with three games played.