ATK Mohun Bagan’s Prabir Das, SK Sahil take a look at optimistic for COVID-19 earlier than flying to Maldives for AFC Cup tie, says report-Sports activities Information , Alenz
Underneath the AFC protocols, competing gamers should have COVID-19 damaging experiences two days earlier than departure from their house base.
New Delhi: Two ATK Mohun Bagan gamers – Prabir Das and SK Sahil – have examined optimistic for COVID-19 forward of the staff’s departure for the AFC Cup group stage competitors in Maldives.
The duo returned optimistic after all of the staff members underwent COVID-19 checks at a non-public hospital in Kolkata on 7 Might earlier than their journey to Maldives capital, Male for the Group D matches starting on 14 Might.
Underneath the AFC protocols, competing gamers should have COVID-19 damaging experiences two days earlier than departure from their house base. ATKMB are scheduled to depart for Maldives on Monday.
“Sure, Prabir Das and Sahil have examined optimistic and so they are going to be omitted. All others have damaging outcomes,” a supply within the ATKMB staff advised PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
Of their opening recreation on 14 Might, ATKMB are scheduled to face the winner of the play-off match between one other ISL facet Bengaluru FC and Eagles FC of Maldives to be performed on Tuesday.
However ATKMB will determine when to depart from Kolkata after Maldives Sports activities Minister Ahmed Mahloof’s had alleged that BFC had “breached” COVID-19 protocols and requested the AFC to cancel the play-off recreation and postpone the group stage matches additionally.
The character of the alleged “breach” by BFC isn’t clear. BFC had reached Maldives on Friday.
“We’re scheduled to depart on Monday however we’re ready a correspondence from the AFC concerning the standing of the group stage matches after Maldives Sports activities Minister’s letter to AFC,” the ATKMB supply mentioned.
He mentioned goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya will journey with the staff regardless of his mom testing optimistic for COVID-19 .
Captain Roy Krishna will straight attain Maldives from Fiji earlier than the 14 Might match, if the group stage video games go forward, he mentioned.
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