Mali have expelled striker Adama Niane after he got into an altercation with team captain Abdoulay Diaby which resulted in the latter being slapped. The incident happened in Mali’s team hotel.
According to Footmali, the altercation allegedly initiated when Mali National Team players ordered a hairdresser to their hotel and once he arrived Diaby sat on the barber chair. This didn’t please Niane who attacked his captain before slapping him.
The 26-year-old has since left Mali’s base Suez for Cairo, to take a plane back home.
Adama Niane plays his professional football for Belgian First Division A side Charleroi.
This incident comes just days after Egypt also expelled midfielder Amr Warda after he was involved with several online sexual harassment scandals.
Story By : Kofi Gyekye Tuffour