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Huge Blow as Nirisarike is to miss CAR Afcon tie

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Kigali: Amavubi’s Belgium-based defender Nirisarike Salomon has been ruled out of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Central African Republic due to health reasons.

According to the Rwanda Football Association, Nirisarike who plays for AFC Tubize in Belgium sustained an ear drum complication earlier this week which can’t enable him to withstand the plane pressure.

The Amavubi Technical Staff has been informed of the absence of Nirisarike and he will be replaced by Mukura VS defender Iragire Saidi in the provisional squad which will begin camp.
Rwanda hosts Central African Republic in match day five of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations’ Qualifier on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Stade Huye in Huye District.

The Amavubi team is expected to start preparations for the upcoming match against Central African Republic this week in Huye District.

After four matches, Rwanda is placed bottom of Group H standings with one point, none points behind leaders Guinea who are followed by former African champions Cote d’Ivoire who sit second on the log with seven points while CAR is placed in third position with 4 points. (End).

 

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