2019 AFCON: Tourney over for injured Serge Aurier?

Author: AFP
Injured: Core d'Ivoire star, Serge Aurier

Cote d'Ivoire captain Serge Aurier believes he will play no further part at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after sustaining a leg injury during Friday's 1-0 loss to Morocco.

The Tottenham Hotspur defender had to be replaced in the 70th minute and will undergo medical exams to determine the extent of his injury.

"I think it's finished for me. I felt a pull or a tear. We're going to do a test tomorrow (Saturday) and we'll see. It's not great," Aurier said.

Cote d'Ivoire, the 2015 champions, won their opener 1-0 against Namibia but were beaten in their second game in Cairo to leave the Elephants likely fighting for second place in group D.