Three players of Teranga Lions of Senegal have reportedly contracted covid-19.
The Senegal Squad departed for the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon on Wednesday without the three players who tested positive for covid-19, the sports ministry told AFP.
“The Team left Dakar but without the three players and the six members of the management who are also affected by covid-19” a Senegalese sports ministry official told AFP on condition of anonymity.
Reports say the three players, Saliou Ciss, (Mamadou) Loum Ndiaye and Habib Diallo have been placed in quarantine.
Senegal President, Macky Sall had hosted the squad on Tuesday and called on them to “bring us the cup.”