Hungary nationwide staff coach Marco Rossi examined optimistic for COVID-19, whereas the coach of Sweden’s males’s nationwide soccer staff Janne Andersson has additionally examined optimistic on Wednesday.
Rossi was separated from the staff in quarantine a day earlier than its essential Euro 2020 playoff match towards Iceland.
“After several negative tests Marco Rossi’s latest test showed a positive result,” the Hungarian Football Federation MLSZ mentioned on Twitter. “He was immediately separated from the players and the staff.”
The MLSZ mentioned additional data could be out there on the staff’s night information convention.
Hungary had allowed home and worldwide matches to be performed in entrance of followers, not like different European international locations, at a one-third capability till Wednesday.
However, the federal government imposed new guidelines that precludes spectators from attending matches because of a spike in coronavirus circumstances within the nation.
Teams and sporting associations together with MLSZ have mentioned they did their finest to restrict the unfold of the virus, though the pandemic has decimated a number of top-league groups already.
By beating Bulgaria final month, Hungary grew to become one of many final eight groups to compete for the 4 remaining spots for the European Championships, which had been postponed to 2021 due to the pandemic.
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The Swedish Football Association mentioned Anderrson examined optimistic solely hours earlier than his aspect was because of tackle neighbouring Denmark
“Janne is feeling well under the circumstances (and) will remain in isolation at home,” Swedish staff physician Anders Valentin mentioned in an announcement.
The Football Association mentioned Andersson had been self-isolating because the finish of final week after a detailed member of the family examined optimistic for the virus that has surged as soon as once more throughout the nation in latest weeks.
Sweden is scheduled to play a pleasant match away towards Denmark on Wednesday night.