The Ligue de Soccer Professionnel (LFP) has confirmed that French golf equipment will bar their gamers from travelling for any worldwide video games exterior Europe.
The choice was reached following a gathering between Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 golf equipment on Wednesday.
Most African international locations have their prime gamers in France and received’t have them for the ultimate 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches.
Among the affected footballers embrace Zimbabwe striker, Tino Kadewere (Lyon), Nigeria winger Moses Simon (Nantes), Benin goalkeeper Saturnin Allagbe (Dijon), Cameroon striker Karl Toko Ekambi (Lyon), Senegal ahead Boulaye Dia (Reims) and DR Congo’s Gael Kakuta (Lens).
“Within the absence of a ‘septaine’ exemption for overseas worldwide gamers made obtainable to their nationwide group and in view of the response occasions imposed by worldwide rules, the golf equipment of Ligue 1 Uber Eats and Ligue 2 BKT have determined to unanimously this Wednesday March 17, apply the Fifa round of February 5, 2021 taking into consideration the numerous journey restrictions on the earth,” LFP’s assertion learn partially.
French golf equipment refuse to launch African gamers for AFCON qualifiers