November 28, 2022



You don’t have respect for African gamers, Koulibaly slams Napoli proprietor

Kalidou Koulibaly has accused Napoli proprietor Aurelio De Laurentiis of an absence of “respect” in the direction of African gamers.

De Laurentiis claimed that he wouldn’t signal African gamers in future in the event that they needed to play within the African Cup of Nations as a result of they lose them for lengthy intervals mid-season.

The oft-outspoken De Laurentiis stated: “Sufficient of African gamers, or they need to quit taking part in within the African Cup of Nations. I gained’t be shopping for them any extra because of this. We pay the salaries to ship them round to play elsewhere in the midst of the league championship. Or they signal a waiver that for AFCON and the championships in South America [the Copa America], I can’t make them out there to take part.”

Senegal captain Koulibaly, 31, hit again at his former membership president and stated it’s time soccer handled the event with the identical respect as European competitions.

Koulibaly stated: “It’s as much as him. For me, crucial factor is to respect everyone. I all the time respect everyone. After I performed there I used to be taking part in additionally for Senegal, and I gained AFCON after I was taking part in at Napoli.
“It’s true it was a tough second for them once we went to AFCON, however we gained it and I’m actually glad at present.

“Now we have to respect the nationwide groups additionally. You can not discuss an African nationwide crew like this, I believe.

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