Seven players of Ghana’s U-20 and U-17 women teams have tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the country, the Ghana Football Association has confirmed.
The players have since been isolated and are set to begin receiving treatment.
GFA Communications Director, Henry Asante Twum has called for calm, saying that they are doing fine.
Henry Asante Twum disclosed this in an interview on Accra-based Asempa FM.
The players are said to have reported to camp on Friday, August 14, 2020, in Cape Coast to start preparations for their respective World Cup qualifiers.
“They are currently in isolation and for now the only thing we can do is to wait for the final report after their mandatory quarantine,” he revealed.
For the Black Princesses (U-20 women’s team), their first-round qualifier against Guinea-Bissau has been postponed by CAF due to coronavirus.
Black Princesses were expected to play the first leg in Guinea-Bissau on September 4 with the second leg scheduled for September 11 in Ghana.
CAF is yet to announce the fate of the U-17 qualifiers.