DHAKA – It’s a blow for national football team as seven more booters and one assistant coach of the twelve-member first batch COVID-19 were tested positive for coronavirus today.
Local coach Mohammad Masud Parvez Kaiser was also tested COVID-19 positive. All the booters and official were isolated from the camp.
In a BFF update message tonight said: “we received today from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) that additional seven players and one official test COVID-19 result of August 5 reported positive to raise the total number of eighteen players and one official resulted positive till date and they are at isolation now. The BFF medical committee is in touch with them and taking care.”
All the Covid-19 positive players and official will follow another test on Monday (August 10), the message read. Seven players and one official who are scheduled to report for the national team’s camp and COVID-19 test tomorrow will follow the same procedure, the message continued.
“We hereby emphasize national team training activities will be followed as planned,” the message concluded.
The infected eighteen positive booters are: defender Bishwanath Ghosh, Suman Reza, MS Bablu and Nazmul Islam Rasel, Totul Hossain Badsha, Sohel Rana and Shohidul Alom, Mohammad Ibrahim, Sushanto Tripura, Anisur Rahman , Rabiul Hasan, Faisal Ahmed Fahim, Manik Hossain Mollah, Monjurul Rahman Manik, Mohammad Abdullah, Yasin Arafat, Biplo Ahmed and Mahbubur Rahman Sufil.BSS