AFCON 2023: Guinea Midfielder Dropped After Accusing Head Coach Of Stealing Shirt Swapped With Vinicius Jr

Portugal-based midfielder, Morlaye Sylla, has been left out of the Guinea squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations after falling out with the head coach Kaba Diawara over a shirt he swapped with Brazil star Vinicius Junior.

Guinea will kick-off their campaign when they take on Cameroon on January 15 before facing Gambia and reigning champions Senegal.

According to Daily Mail, the Syli National will be without Sylla who has failed to make the squad after reportedly getting into an argument with team-mates and the coach after their 4-1 loss to Brazil in a friendly game in June.

Following the defeat, the 25-year-old swapped shirts with Vinicius Jr before the shirt mysteriously vanished in the dressing room.

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An aggrieved Sylla started to point fingers at team-mates before accusing

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