Liverpool “in constant contact” with Naby Keita following military coup in Guinea


Liverpool “in constant contact” with Naby Keita following military coup in Guinea

Premier League duo caught up in military coup

Following the incredible scenes of bureaucracy in Brazil last night, there were distressing scenes of a more serious nature in Africa.

Liverpool’s Naby Keita and Roman Saiss of Wolverhampton Wanderers were due to face off as Morocco travelled to Guinea to play their World Cup qualifier. However, following a military coup in the Guinean capital, that the game was understandably cancelled.

All eyes then turned to player safety, with the Moroccan team escorted home by their embassy after having been trapped in a hotel in the capital.

Liverpool “in constant contact” with Keita

Fortunately, it appears as though the Guinean national team are also safe and well, with Carl Markham revealing that a spokesman said:

“Obviously situation is fluid. We will maintain regular dialogue with relevant authorities as we work to get Naby back to Liverpool in a timely & secure manner”

It is as of yet unknown when the Liverpool man may return from Guinea safely, with all transport in and out of the country currently on hold.

Read more:

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