SAMBA Diakité has withdrawn from the Mali squad for this week's World Cup qualifier with Rwanda due to injury.
The QPR midfielder hasn't featured for his club since the woeful 3-0 home defeat to Liverpool at the end of December, although he secured a bronze medal playing for his country in January’s African Cup of Nations.
The arrival of Jermaine Jenas from Spurs has forced Diakité even further down the pecking order in W12.
And the 24-year-old has now been dealt another blow after being ruled out of the Mali squad.
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