FIFA implicates Senegal in the African Nations and decides to ban its player from football


Marseille midfielder Papa Gaye has reportedly been suspended by FIFA as part of their investigation into his transfer to Watford In 2020, until further notice.

And the English newspaper “Daily Mail”, citing African reports, stated that this suspension means that Papa Gay cannot participate in the rest of Senegal’s matches in the championship. Africa Cup of Nations Currently located in Cameroon.

Papa Gay participated as a substitute in last Monday’s match against Zimbabwe, where Senegal won with a goal without a response, but he was not part of the team’s squad today against Guinea, where they tied 0-0.

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said: “There were problems between Watford and Marseille regarding his transfer deal, and FIFA decided to stop him.”

Papa Guy moved to Hornets in the summer of 2020 on a free deal from Le Havre, but was sold to Marseille after just 17 hours.

But Watford have asked for compensation because the Senegal international had previously signed a contract with them in January 2020.

Reportedly, Papa Guy signed a £450,000-a-week deal with Watford and was registered as a player with the English side on 1 July 2020.

Less than a day after he was officially introduced as a Watford player, Gaye revealed that he had agreed to join Marseille.


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