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17 COVID-19 Cases Forced Egypt U-20 Team to Forfeit Their North African Championship Opening Game

An unfortunate turn of event has occurred in the Egypt under 20 camp as they were forced to forfeit their North African Championship opener due to the corona virus pandemic that has struck their camp. It has been reported that the pharaohs had to forfeit their match against Libya after there were 17 positive cases of the coronavirus cases were confirmed in their squad, among the infected its the players as well as the head coach.

It is understood that prior before the match had to begin, the squad had to undergo a mandatory PCT test as it is is a requirement, after they did all the tests that was how they discovered that some members of their team have eventually being infected by COVID-19. The young Pharaohs needed to have at least 11 players on their starting line up and four substitutes in order to partake in the match.

Unfortunately the Egyptians could not meet the number of required players due to the coronavirus infections that has stormed their team. Regardless of the Egyptians having confirmed cases of the virus, it is expected that the other nations will continue to participate in this tournament.

(Source: Kingfut)

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