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Six Footballers Test Positive for Covid-19 forward of AFC Champions League Matches

Six footballers from two nations have examined optimistic for the Covid-19 virus, the Asian Football Confederation stated, as Champions League matches have been set to kick off in Qatar Monday.

The annual match was because of resume after a six-month suspension since March.

The AFC stated 5 gamers from Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal and one other from Qatar’s Al Duhail have been discovered with the virus following exams on all groups participating within the western area of the match.

“Those who tested positive are under medical supervision in a quarantined environment,” the AFC stated in an announcement.

It added {that a} member of Al Hilal’s administration workforce additionally had the virus.

The identities of the seven weren’t revealed.

The information comes days after the AFC stated “several members” of the United Arab Emirates-based Al Wahda FC workforce, who have been second within the League’s group A piece, had examined optimistic for the virus.

UAE sports activities officers requested for the group matches to be postponed, the AFC stated, however the request couldn’t be entertained as many groups had already arrived in Qatar.

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