PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG claimed he was held ‘hostage’ with out his passport at Gambia airport all through the evening.
The Arsenal star, 31, known as for modifications to be made after the Gabon squad have been left with lower than 10 hours to arrange for his or her Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Gabon’s squad needed to wait round for six hours till they have been let into the nation Credit score: Instagram
Aubameyang documented the nightmare ordeal along with his 10 million followers on Instagram.
The primary clip confirmed his exhausted team-mates sat round within the airport at 2:31am as they waited for permission to enter Gambia.
The caption learn: “Since 11:30pm. Nonetheless ready to enter Gambia. And we play tomorrow 4pm. Good.”
A few of Gabon’s gamers tried to sleep on the ground on makeshift beds, however the Gunners ahead gave the impression to be up all evening.
His subsequent snap, posted at 2:55am, had the caption: “They won’t discourage us.”
At 3:15am, he wrote: “Seems like we gonna have a brief evening.”
The nightmare continued as his publish at 4:37am learn: “Do not suppose we’re in. Nonetheless on the airport.”
He furiously tweeted: “@CAF_Online simply wish to know why Gambia maintain our passports for hours they usually maintain us on the airport are we hostage or what?
A few of Gabon’s gamers determined to sleep on the ground within the airportCredit score: Instagram
“Are you gonna shut your eyes? Wish to see the Subsequent Episode of this Movie.”
It was not till near 6am that Aubameyang and Co made it to their staff bus.
However the Arsenal ace remained optimistic as he wrote: “Lastly within the bus, goodbye.
“Thanks for the additional motivation Gambia.”
After the incident, Aubameyang urged the Confederation of African Soccer to take duty.
Talking on Twitter, he mentioned: “It won’t demotivate us however individuals must know and particularly that the @CAF_Online take these obligations.
“2020 and we would like Africa to develop, that is not how we’ll get there.”
Gabon’s squad weren’t allowed onto their staff bus till practically 6amCredit score: Instagram
After they left the airport at round 6am, Gabon’s squad have been left with simply ten hours till kick off.
They are going to tackle Gambia on the Independence Stadium Baku.
Aubameyang – who has been locked in a war of words with Toni Kroos – is predicted to begin.