Seven players from Ghana’s national women’s teams, Black Maidens and the Black Princesses have contracted the Novel COVID-19 virus as they prepare for their upcoming tournaments.
The two national teams resumed camping last week to continue preparations for their FIFA World Cup qualification matches.
Communications director of the Ghana Football Association- Henry Asante Twum confirmed on Asempa FM that seven players out of the sixty-one players currently in camp have tested positive of the virus after they underwent a mandatory COVID-19 test.
He, however, mentioned that U-20 team- Black Princesses, will remain in camp despite CAF’s postponement of their upcoming qualifier matches.
The seven affected players are currently self-isolated at the Cape Coast government hospital.
The Black Princesses will face Morocco in their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier game.
The tournament will be staged in Costa Rica early next year.
Meanwhile, the Black Maidens will take on Nigeria in October after walloping Liberia 10-0 aggregate.
The tournament is scheduled to take place in India in 2021.