Four national footballers contract COVID-19

Published On: October 30, 2020 12:44 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Four players of Nepali national football team have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

According to the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), four members out of 34 players of national team contracted the virus ahead of the ANFA training that began on Thursday. The ANFA said that the infected players have gone into self-isolation.

Currently, 30 players are receiving training from Thursday for their preparation to play friendly matches with Bangladesh. The training is being held at Dashrath Stadium and the players are housed at the World Trade Centre Building in Tripureshwor.

ANFA said that the friendly matches between Nepal and Bangladesh are scheduled for November 13 and 17 at Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

(With inputs from RSS) 


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