Cameroon Goalkeeper, Andre Onana, has been sent home from the 2022 World Cup. Onana will play no further role at the tournament after being kicked out of the squad hours before facing Serbia on Monday, November 28, 2022.
The Inter Milan shot-stopper started his nation’s first group match against Switzerland last week, where a solitary goal from Breel Embolo shortly after half-time decided the contest.
He had been expected to retain his place in the side for the must-win clash against Serbia but was a surprising omission not just from the starting XI but from the entire squad when team news started to filter through.
According to The Athletic, Onana had a falling out with manager Rigobert Song over the weekend and it was ultimately decided that the 26-year-old should leave the World Cup campaign.
Things are believed to have got heated between the pair during a training session on Saturday when Song asked his goalkeeper to change his style of play.
Onana came through the academy at Barcelona and spent years playing in Ajax’s possession-focused team, with play building up from the back via the goalkeeper.