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Taribo, Koulibaly slam Napoli boss over AFCON comments

Taribo, Koulibaly slam Napoli boss over AFCON comments
Former Super Eagles players and new Chelsea signing Kalidou Koulibaly have faulted Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis over his plans to stop signing African players unless they agreed to not take part in the Africa Cup of Nations, The PUNCH reports.

4th August 2022 Taribo, De Laurentiis and Koulibaly 4th August 2022 Former Super Eagles players and new Chelsea signing Kalidou Koulibaly have faulted Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis over his plans to stop signing African players unless they agreed to not take part in the Africa Cup of Nations, The PUNCH reports.Some of these European teams were not happy when African players left for the AFCON in January, but the players returned to their clubs and fitted in.He (De Laurentiis) should not stop the African players from playing at the AFCON.“These are some of the difficulties most African players face in Europe.

Such comments could encourage other Italian clubs from going for African players or include such clauses in deals before they get signed.De Laurentiis said on a Wall Street Italia talk show that he would never have Napoli players available for the AFCON.

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