U23 AFCON: CAF disqualify Gabon in favour of Cameroon

The match between Gabon and Cameroon in the U23 AFCON qualifiers may not have reached a verdict yet. If the Gabonese initially validated their qualification on the field, they were disappointed this Wednesday when CAF, in a statement, announced their disqualification following the appeal filed by Cameroon. In the target of Fecafoot, Floriss Djave. The winger is accused of having a double identity and being much older and therefore ineligible for the U23 category.

Following its investigation, the Disciplinary Board of CAF decided to disqualify Gabon for the 2023 edition. Sanction to which is added a suspension for the next edition. As a result, Cameroon should integrate the group B of the CAN U23 instead of Gabon. But the case may not remain there because the Gabonese Football Federation has decided to appeal.

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