Report: Al-Nasr Saudi Arabia drops Ivorian Konan from squad list to register Portuguese Ronaldo

RIYADH: The club Saudi Al-Nasr dropped Ivorian player, Gislan Konan, from squad list, to register Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo instead of him to participate in Saudi Professional League (Saudi Roshan League) on 22 January. And the Saudi newspaper, Al-Riyadiah, reported today, Saturday, that there have been conflicting reports in recent days about the foreign name being struck off Al-Nasr’s first-team football roster, to instead register Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo. , for the newcomer to join the team’s next match against Al-Ettifaq in championship. He added that sources private close to the Professional Committee of the Saudi Football Federation have revealed to her that Al-Nassr has left Ivorian left-back Gislan Konan, who is suffering from a knee injury that will miss him from matches for a while, provided that one of the foreign names to be deleted and to be re-registered after its recovery. And according to the same sources, French coach Rudi Garcia has included Cameroonian coach Vincent Abu Bakr in the list of 18 players who will face Al-Shabab in the 13th leg of the Saudi Roshen League today, Saturday, after recovering from a muscle injury. Abu Bakr was absent from the last confrontation with Al-Taei, due to the injury sustained during the Gulf match in the 11th round of the championship. Al-Nasr is in top the Professional League standings with 29 points, three points ahead of Al-Shabab, who finished in second place. (dpa)