7 players from the National U17 and U20 female National Football teams [Names with-held] have tested positive to COVID-19, few days after they went into camping in Cape Coast.
A report submitted by officials of the Ghana COVID-19 health team revealing the results of the test on the players came positive, throwing the entire camping into disarray.
The two National female teams went into camping late Last week, after the President of Ghana granted them special dispensation to prepare for their upcoming World cup qualifiers.
Personnel of the Ghana Health service and officials of the Ghana Football Association took the players to the testing protocols on Friday August 14.
Over 60 Footballers and officials took part in the testing, with the results showing 7 positive
The President of Ghana Nana Akufo Addo had asked the Ghana FA to use the opportunity of camping the Female National teams to test the readiness of the Football Association to resume Football, but the results of the test seems a set back to the FA’s proposed october timelines.
442gh.com sources indicates the players will be taken to a special isolation centre to observe them, while another round of testing is conducted on the remaining squad members.
CAF announced a postponement of the qualifiers citing Travel restrictions across the sub region. Credit: 442gh