CAF fines Aubameyang and Gambia FA for media post

CAF fines Aubameyang and Gambia FA for media post

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang $10,000 for social media post about a night spent at an airport ahead of African Cup of Nations qualifier match against Gambia in November.

The player and his team mates were unable to proceed with their journey at one Gambia airport after arriving for a qualifying game. They were not allowed to leave the premises over COVID-19 testing.

The Arsenal striker caption the pictures with “Nice job CAF, it’s as if we were in the1990s.

He also said the incident will not let down his team spirit for the match as CAF should be held responsible for the action.

CAF’s disciplinary committee has retaliated saying aubameyang content was offensive and degrading as it tarnish its image and honour.

The organisation also accuse and fined Gambian FA $100,000 for not complying to the loyalty, integrity and sportsmanship values and rules of fair play concerning the reception of the Gabonese delegation.