(Last Updated on December 29, 2020 by GERALD NCUBE)
HARARE – The Zimbabwe Football Association(ZIFA) suspended training for the Warriors squad preparing to participate at the Chan championships in Cameron next month after nine players tested positive for Covid-19.
“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 theAfrican Nations Championship (Chan) provisional squad have tested positive for covid-19.
“In adherence to our Covid-19 medical protocols, all players and members of the technical team were tested on Monday (28 December 2020) upon their return from festive break and the nine were ruled to have tested positive, ” said the football governing body in a statement.
The infected players have been quarantined and advised to inform their families and contacts.
ZIFA also added: “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 ofAfrican Football (Caf), Sport and Recreation Commission (SRC) and the City Health Department for further guidance.”
The country’s football governing body said the team will also remain in camp until further notice