Abdelkrim Baadi tested positive for coronavirus

Two cases of the coronavirus have been detected among the local team including the player Abdelkrim Baadi and a staff person, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) announced in a statement.

Old of the meeting of Morocco against Uganda on behalf of the 3rd day (Group C) of the African Nations Championship (CHAN), Houcine Ammouta will have to do without his defender, Abdelkrim Baadi, contaminated by the coronavirus .

“The COVID 19 screening test carried out by members of the Moroccan delegation participating in the 6th edition of the African Nations Championship in Cameroon (January 16 – February 7, 2021) noted the contamination of player Abdelkrim Baadi and member of the medical staff of the selection, Abdellah El Habib, tested positive. The two infected people will follow the health protocol in force ”, wrote the FRMF in a statement.

As a reminder, Morocco had beaten, last Monday, on behalf of the 1st day, Togo by the score of 1 to 0, on a goal of Yahia Jabrane at the 26 ′ on penalty, before missing the boat Friday to se qualify from the second match against Rwanda, on the second day (group C).

This meeting will be decisive for the rest of the events for the locals, title holders, who will have to give everything to qualify, Tuesday, in Douala, for the quarterfinals of the continental competition.

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