Zimbabwe CHAN Preparations Stopped As Warriors Squad Members Gets Hit By Covid-19 - Football News (ZW)


Zimbabwe CHAN Preparations Stopped As Warriors Squad Members Gets Hit By Covid-19

In the on-going preparations for the CHAN Finals to be played in Cameroon early next year, members of the Zimbabwe Senior Warriors team have contracted Covid-19.

The national football mother-body, ZIFA, confirmed today that nine (9) players in the squad have tested positive for the virus.

The Warriors team were tested before training could resume on the 28th of December when the discovery was made.

In a statement released by ZIFA, through spokesperson Xolisani Gwesela the association says:

"The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) would like to inform the football fraternity and the nation at large that nine (9) players who are part of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) provisional squad have tested positive to covid-19".

"All the affected players have been notified and quarantined in line with World Health organisation (WHO) dictates.

The players have also been advised to inform their families and contacts.

The Zimbabwe Football Association has also informed the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Sport and Recreation Commission (SRC) and the City Health Department for further guidance."

"Meanwhile, ZIFA has temporarily suspended all training sessions for the CHAN team pending consultation with other stakeholders, but the team remains in camp until further notice."

This article was republished from: Soccer24 ZW
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