Three team members of Hearts of Oak test positive for Covid-19

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Accra Hearts of Oak has confirmed that three members of the team have tested positive for Covid-19.

After eight months without Premier league action due to Covid-19, the new football season begins on November 14, and as part of efforts being made to ensure that football is played in the safest possible way, clubs are mandated to conduct Covid-19 tests on all members of it team.

After doing so, Accra Hearts of Oak has taken to social media to announce that three members of it team have tested positive for the deadly virus.

“| Covid-19 Update| Three people out of the team that went for corona test have tested positive, and have been referred to the appropriate quarters for isolation and treatment. We wish them well and hope to see them join us soon,” the club announced on Twitter.

Although the club didn’t reveal the identity of the team members who tested positive for the virus, it has been reported by Wontumi Sports that two of the infected persons are players (Abednego Tetteh and Abdul Nurudeen Aziz), with the other person being the team’s ball-boy (Yaw Opoku).

All three team members have now been placed under 14 days isolation and will not be available for the club’s first league game of the season against Aduana Stars.

The Phobians will start their season with an away game at Dormaa against Aduana Stars on November 14.

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