AFCON AFCON 2023: Ilaix, Conte Leave Guinea Camp After Injury

The football federation of Guinea announced on Tuesday that midfielder Ilaix Moriba and forward Facinet Conte had been released from their Africa Cup of Nations duties.

This allowed them to return to their European clubs and obtain injury treatment.

Both players missed Guinea’s 1-0 victory over Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, which guaranteed them a quarterfinal matchup with the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday.

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Abdoulaye Toure was also missing from the match.

While 18-year-old Conte will receive treatment at French second level club Bastia, Moriba is on loan at Getafe from RB Leipzig.

The federation also stated that defensive midfielder Toure will remain with the team and pursue a customised rehabilitation programme.

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