Cameroon officials have revealed that 20-year old goalkeeper Moise Pouaty was dropped from the squad to face Algeria in the 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Blida for administrative reasons.
The young keeper was initially selected as part of Hugo Broos’ 23-man squad to face the Greens of Algeria on Sunday 9th October but for the fear factor of fielding an unqualified player and the ensuing consequences, Cameroon wisely decided to play it safe by dropping Moise from the squad as goalkeeper Guy N’dy Assembe of Nancy was called to fill in the void.
Moise received received the BAD NEWS in Mallemort in France on 29th September where the Indomitable Lions pitched camp ahead of the Algeria WC encounter.
“For administrative reasons, the player Moïse Pouaty will not be part of the Indomitable Lions in the match on 9 October against Algeria. He was replaced by Guy N’dy Assembé “informs Vincent de Paul Atangana, the Presss officer of the Cameroon national team.
“From Limbe, the player tried to have a new passport with different data from those which were in the first passport. Put In this maneuver, the Lions administration did not want to take risks. That’s why he was dismissed “informs a source at the Cameroon Football Federation as reported by lanouvelleexpression.info.
Cameroon visit star-crowded Algeria in Blida on Sunday in the first group match of the 2018 World Cup qualifying tournament. Meanwhile Zambia and Nigeria from the same group B also meet in Ndola to contest the other game.
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