Zero COVID-19 Cases In Warriors’ AFCON Camp
All twenty-two (22) Warriors players in the AFCON squad tested negative for coronavirus on Saturday.
Without injuries, it means that all 22 players will be available for the Group B encounter against Senegal on Monday at 3 PM CAT. The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) tweeted on Sunday morning:
Cleared. There were no positive cases recorded from COVID-19 PCR tests conducted on #TeamZimbabwe yesterday.
All 22 #Warriors are available for our match against Senegal tomorrow at 2 PM [GMT+1]
Jordan Zemura is out of this one.
Meanwhile, according to The Guardian, Napoli and Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly tested positive for COVID-19, the Serie A club said on Saturday. Napoli said in a statement:
Kalidou Koulibaly has tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Senegal.
The defender, who was vaccinated and asymptomatic, is now in self-isolation as per protocol.
Besides Koulibaly, midfielders Pape Matar Sarr and Nampalys Mendy and striker Mame Thiam also tested positive.
The Senegal Football Federation general secretary, Victor Seh Cissé, later said that a further six staff members had also tested positive.
In other news,
T Freddy Begs For Mercy In Audio Played in Court As Evidence!
The trial of Goodness and Mercy Ministries founder Tapiwa Freddy continued with audio in which a man believed to be Freddy is begging the complainant not to report the matter to the police.
The trial, which kicked off on Thursday, continued this Friday with the state playing a one-hour 38-minute-long audio recording in which Freddy allegedly met the complainant and her aunt in Chendambuya discussing the way forward in the alleged rape case.
In the audio, a man believed to be Freddy is heard repeatedly begging the complainant not…Learn More