AFCON CAF rejects DR Congo’s complain over Guelor Kanga, clears Gabon to play AFCON 2021

Guelor Kanga

CAF disciplinary jury dismissed DR Congo, which accused Gabonese midfielder Guelor Kanga of identity theft and age fraud. The information provided by FECOFA was not considered conclusive.

Gabon can breath, the Kanga affair is drawing to a close. The Confederation of African Football has dismissed the DR Congo, which had filed a complaint against the Panthers midfielder Guelor Kanga, accused of age fraud and identity theft.

After collecting the evidence and hearing the two parties on Monday, the disciplinary jury of CAF rejected outright the complaint of the Congolese Football Federation (FECOFA).

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The Continental football governing body considers that the Congo’s elements were not sufficiently “convincing” to “establish the materiality of a falsification of the identity of the player by the Gabonese Football Federation (Fegafoot)”.

The DRC now has three days to appeal this decision.


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