Malian Striker Adama Niane has been sent home by the Malian Football Federation for reportedly slapping team captain Abdoulay Diaby at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations(AFCON).
Adama was sacked from his national team camp this week after the incident happened.
According to a report by 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.
Adama was sacked by Malian Football Federation for non-respect.