Burundi striker, Ndikumana Yamini Selemani has been excluded from the national team in Egypt following his misbehavior, regionweek.com reports.
The decision was taken on Thursday, June 20, 2019, by the technical staff of the Football Federation of Burundi which is currently in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations that is going to kick off on Friday, June 21, 2019.
A statement on the Football Federation of Burundi Facebook page read as follow,
“The player Ndikumana Yamini is no longer part of the Burundi national team players who are going to take part in the CAN 2019 scheduled in Egypt from June 21 to July 19, 2019.
“The decision of the return of this player was taken today (Thursday, June 20, 2019) by the technical staff, after misbehavior shown by this player, thus violating the rules of conduct and solidarity that the players and staff have agreed to defend the national colors from This June 22, 2019.
“All the other 22 players are in shape with a good spirit to challenge Nigeria from the first entry to the AFCON contestation on Saturday in Alexandria.”
No other player has been announced to replace him.
The Burundi Striker was among the 23-man final squad for The Swallows that arrived in Alexandria, Egypt on Wednesday, and he was on the final list submitted to CAF.
The Burundi Swallows are set to make their debut at AFCON on Saturday, June 22, against Nigeria’s Super Eagles.