Tag: Gabon

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads Gabon out (Photo via FEGAFOOT on Facebook)

Aubameyang could face AFCON expulsion over eligibility issue

Gabon and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are at risk of expulsion from the Africa Cup of Nations next January, amid an appeal over a player's eligibility.
17-10-2020, Arsenal's Thomas Partey. Copyright: Alex Livesey

Arsenal set to lose 3-4 key players to AFCON in the middle of next...

Arsenal are set to lose three or more players in the middle of next season after their countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations this week.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with Arsenal (Photo via Getty Images)

Aubameyang and Partey will not play both AFCON 2022 qualifiers during this break

Thomas Partey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will only play in one of their countries AFCON 2022 qualifiers during the international break due to Covid restrictions.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny (R) at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on November 1, 2020. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal could lose 4 players to AFCON 2022

With Egypt's AFCON qualifier win against Togo during the last international break, the fourth by an Arsenal's player's country that week, there could be trouble up ahead.
Gabon squad sleeping on the floor (Photo via Usher Komugisha on Twitter)

Aubameyang shares frustration at 6-hour overnight delay before his match

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the Gabon national team faced delays of over six hours overnight in an airport waiting room before their match today.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with Gabon (Photo via Federation Gabonaise de Football on Facebook)

Aubameyang scores winner for Gabon playing centrally

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the winning goal for Gabon on Thursday, propelling them to the top of their AFCON qualification group.

Aubameyang withdraws from Gabon squad with ankle injury

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang withdrew from the Gabon squad for the current break with a sprained ankle, though he's still in training with Arsenal.
Ivory Coast's forward Nicolas Pepe (L) kicks the ball during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Round of 16 football match between Ivory Coast and Mali at the Suez Stadium in the north-eastern Egyptian city on July 8, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP / Getty Images)

Full chronological international fixture schedule for Arsenal players over the break

A number of the Arsenal squad have headed out on international duty over the current break, so let's have our usual look at when they'll all be in action.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrives for a training session in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang called up to Gabon squad for November break

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been called up to the Gabon squad for the November international break.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang attends a training session of the Gabon national team in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS / Getty Images

Video: Aubameyang scores winner for Gabon after reconsidering international retirement

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returned to the Gabon national team with a goal on Thursday, his first game with them since March.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrives for a training session in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Full fixture schedule for Arsenal's 9 senior international call-ups

The international break is underway again, so let's take a look at the Arsenal players set to be involved for their countries.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrives for a training session in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be forced into international retirement

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who admitted he was considering international retirement, may have had the decision taken out of his hands after the Gabon national team was dissolved for not being patriotic enough.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Burkina Faso and Gabon at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA

Arsenal star makes big career decision

After keeping his country waiting, it seems as if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will accept his latest national team call-up rather than call time on his international career.
Gabonese national football team players Daniel Cousin (R) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang chat during a training session on November 9, 2011 in Libreville on the eve of their friendly football match against Brazil which will be played for the inauguration of the China-Gabon Friendship stadium. AFP PHOTO/ WILS YANICK MANIENGUI (Photo credit should read WILS YANICK MANIENGUI/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal star may reject international call-up, manager confused

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been called up by Gabon but the national team manager is not sure he will accept given his recent comments about retiring and the problems he's had with his nation.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Burkina Faso and Gabon at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA

Aubameyang admits being 'extremely disappointed' and considers major career announcement

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been speaking on French TV show Talents d'Afrique has admitted he is considering retiring from international football after snubbing an international call-up back in October and being "extremely disappointed by the behaviour of certain people".
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Burkina Faso and Gabon at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA

'Spoiled child': Group of fans call for Arsenal star to have captaincy stripped

Gabon supporters are growing frustrated with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's behaviour with the national team, and are starting to question the 29-year-old's position as captain.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Burkina Faso and Gabon at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on ‘mission’

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is on a ‘mission’ for Gabon when they face South Sudan on Tuesday in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Burkina Faso and Gabon at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA

Great news about Aubameyang ahead of Arsenal's trip to Newcastle

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang left the Gabon camp early to return to Arsenal prompting concerns he had been injured, but fear not, he was simply released to return to the club.

Arsenal star pulls out of national team squad

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has pulled out of Gabon's squad to face Zambia on Tuesday, instead flying back to London on Monday night.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Aubameyang played non-league side behind a chippie in Newcastle

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once played a non-league side in Newcastle, surrounded by takeaway shops while he was playing for Gabon.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group A football match between Burkina Faso and Gabon at Bata Stadium in Bata on January 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang withdraws from Gabon squad

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has withdrawn from the Gabon squad that will take part in the King’s Cup due to the death of his grandmother on Tuesday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

When Aubameyang played a non-league side behind a chippie in Newcastle

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once played a non-league side surrounded by takeaway shops while he was playing for Gabon.