Thursday 22 October 2020
The Moroccan club Raja announced today, Thursday, that the tests that the team’s players underwent confirmed the positive of 6 new cases of Corona virus, bringing the cases of infection to 14 team players in addition to one of the employees.
Raja issued an official statement through his official account on the social networking site “Twitter”, stating: “Al-Raja Sports Club reached the results of the Covid-19 tests that were conducted on Wednesday morning, from players and technical, medical and administrative staff.”
He added: “The results showed that there were 6 positive cases among the players, in addition to the previous cases, bringing the number to 14 confirmed cases among first-team players, in addition to one case in the ranks of the administrative staff of the first team.”
The statement concluded: “The injured will be subject to the applicable health protocol.”
And Raja had previously announced, in an official statement, that 6 players were injured in its ranks after the first-leg match against Zamalek, which was held at Mohammed V Stadium, and the white team won with a goal without a response, in addition to injuring two others before the match.
According to what was reported by Al-Mukhtab newspaper, the injured were: Sufian Rahimi, Mahmoud Benhalib, Muhammad Al-Mukazi, Zakaria Al-Wardi, Muhammad Dweik and the goalkeeper Muhammad Bouamira.
It is worth noting that Moroccan Raja called on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to postpone the African Champions League semi-final second leg match against Zamalek, which was scheduled for next Saturday at Cairo Stadium.