Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was shone in Gabon 3-0 win over DR Congo, claimed assists and scored a lovely goal to helped Panthers to seal their place in Cameron.
Gabon have qualified for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating DR Congo 3-0 on Thursday evening, thanks goal from Denis Bouanga, Aaron Boupendza and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were all the Panthers needed to ease past the Leopards at the Stade de Franceville.
Turkey-based Aaron Boupendza broken the deadlock a minute before the half-time to put Neveu’s team ahead after unleashing a beauty past goalkeeper Joel Kiassumbua with Guelor Kanga supplying the assist.
Gabon doubled their advantage through Denis Bouanga in the 72nd minute. Capitalising on a defensive mishap by the visiting team, the speedy French-based star beat his markers after he was released by Aubameyang, found his composure, and they fired through Kiassumbua’s legs.
Four minutes from full time, captain Aubameyang sealed the win with a close-range strike courtesy of Kanga’s assist. Aubameyang, respectfully being far and wide the best player on the pitch, punished the DR Congo defender for missing a header as he beautifully controlled the ball and drilled it into the bottom corner.
Aubameyang performances against DR Congo showed the Gunners skipper is finally getting back to his best in attacking operation especially in front of goal and is hope of taking his current form to next week crucial against Premier League champions Liverpool at Emirates stadium.