Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has criticised the football federation (FEGAFOOT) decision to appoint his father as national team coach and said Pierre Aubame did not want the job. All rights reserved, Please visit the official Government information portal for Coronavirus by clicking HERE. "I think it's a really important challenge," says Aubameyang. “Aubame, who was in London for health reasons, had indeed expressed the wish to give his final response on Thursday afternoon to the President of FEGAFOOT. And, with 16 league goals in 15 appearances so far this campaign, he's leading the charge for the European Golden Shoe, previously won by football greats such as Gerd Muller, Marco van Basten and Cristiano Ronaldo. Jean-Hilaire Aubame (10 November 1912 – 16 August 1989) was a Gabonese politician active during both the colonial and independence periods. Meet three golfers vying to become the first African women to win a major tournament. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again. Facebook; Twitter; Facebook Messenger; Pinterest; Email; Pierre Alain Mounguengui, the president of Gabon's football association (FEGAFOOT), has questioned whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will win the honours that his talent deserves if he remains at Arsenal, and has urged him to "secure a contract with a more ambitious club.". The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. His father will be watching on hoping he does just that. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Pierre-Emerick has taken to social media to condemn the announcement. 'The president of the federation called my dad but did not even care to ask about his state of health. Some associated it with a past reference when the Gabon … Eliud Kipchoge made history in October by becoming the first person to run a marathon in under two hours. If Aubameyang succeeds, he will become the first ever African winner. Gabon might only be 110th in the FIFA world rankings -- below the likes of Swaziland, Rwanda and Sierra Leone -- but in star man Aubameyang, it boasts one of the world's deadliest strikers. Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has criticised the football federation (FEGAFOOT) decision to appoint his father as national team … Au Havre, il y avait aussi Pierre AUBAME (Pierre François Aubameyang) le père de l'attaquant, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pic.twitter.com/vZlYZEqK, selfie Before the game With my bro @lloyd.p12 and my Father tho..., A photo posted by Aubameyang (@aubameyang97) on Oct 9, 2015 at 4:39am PDT.

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“But the Minister of Youth and Sports (Alain Claude Bilie-By-Nze) instructed FEGAFOOT to make the composition of the technical staff public on Wednesday evening,” said a statement from the federation on Saturday.

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Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website. The 41-year-old Cousin, who was a forward at Rangers and Hull City, was previously team manager in charge of logistics. by Efe Bridget April 11, 2020, 9:24 am 8.5k Views. But while the career of his Dad would eventually fade into relative obscurity -- comprising stints at Colombian club Atlético Junior and a season back home in his native Gabon -- the same cannot be said of the Dortmund forward. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been told to find a way to join “a more ambitious club” other than Arsenal by no other than the president of Gabon’s football association (FEGAFOOT).
The president of Gabon’s FA, Jean-Pierre Mounguengui, has urged Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to leave Arsenal for a club with “higher ambitions”. Why I don't want to come and play for the national team? Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang criticised Gabon's football association over appointing his dad. He walked back to the halfway line before collapsing to the turf in tears and, as the stadium emptied, father and son were left to reflect upon another opportunity lost. ', Aubameyang, who played in this month's 1-1 home draw with lowly Burundi in the African Nations Cup qualifiers, added: 'The day the federation no longer shows amateurism is the day the national team is able to move forward and find consistent results.'. The 41-year-old Cousin, who was a forward at Rangers and Hull City, was previously team manager in charge of logistics. "He taught me so many things about this country as captain of the national team. JOHANNESBURG – Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has criticised the football federation (FEGAFOOT) decision to appoint his father as national team coach and said Pierre Aubame did not want the job.