Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah tested positive for COVID-19 in Egypt, where he is concentrating with the national team for an African Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying match and showing no symptoms, reported the Egyptian Federation. Football (EFA). “Salah tested positive for coronavirus,” the Egyptian federation said in a tweet, adding that the test was performed on all members of the team, of which Mohamed Salah tested positive, “although he does not suffer any symptoms,” he clarified.
Egypt must face Togo on Saturday at home, before returning to that country on Tuesday in the framework of qualifications for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations football, rescheduled in 2022. Salah will be placed in isolation, the federation said . For Liverpool, the black series continues, although Salah’s absence shouldn’t be counted for weeks. According to the BBC, he should miss two games for his team, on November 21 against Leicester, in the English Championship, and the Champions League duel against Atalanta four days later. Upon arriving in Cairo less than a week ago, Salah attended the wedding of one of his brothers, according to Egyptian media, who published photographs where the star was seen wearing, on occasions, a mask, while the rest of the guests did not they carried them.
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