Senegal’s 2021 AFCON Hopes Suffer Setback As Mendy, Koulibaly Test Positive For COVID-19 « CmaTrends



Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has submitted a optimistic check for Covid, in line with Senegalese media outlet Taggat.

Mendy, 29, has examined optimistic simply days earlier than Senegal kicks off their marketing campaign on the AFCON on Monday with Zimbabwe in Group B.

According to the report, it seems now to be an outbreak within the Senegal workforce, with 9 gamers self-isolating in complete.

It’s not clear how lengthy Mendy will likely be isolating for. His absence would possibly have an effect on Senegal’s probabilities on the AFCON – which suggests he might be again in England sooner than anticipated.

Also, Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly and one other Senegalese star Famara Diedhiou examined optimistic for the virus.

Koulibaly’s Nigerian teammate Victor Osimhen needed to be overlooked of this yr’s AFCON after testing optimistic for COVID-19.

His participation on the match was already doubtful after he suffered a facial harm throughout Napoli and Inter Serie A recreation.

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