Ghana and Crystal Palace ahead Jordan Ayew has turn out to be the sixth participant to check constructive for the coronavirus following final week’s friendlies towards Mali and Qatar.
The 27-year previous confirmed testing constructive of the virus on his social media handles and is presently receiving remedy.
“Sadly, I’ve examined constructive for Covid-19 & have begun my quarantine consistent with well being steerage. Fortunately, I’m feeling high-quality & should not have any signs. I can be cheering the boys on from residence & stay up for being again on the pitch quickly”.
With the sudden rise within the variety of confirmed constructive instances within the workforce, it’s sure that gamers and officers of the workforce that travelled for the 2 matches will now face the true prospect of quarantining over the rising instances.
A number of golf equipment in Europe who had their gamers play within the two matches for Ghana through the worldwide break are actually racing to contact the Ghana FA over the instances whereas additionally finishing up their unbiased exams.
The Black Stars coronavirus instances reached 5 on Sunday after it turned clear that Hoffenheim defender Kasim Adams has joined the rising variety of gamers within the Ghana workforce that had contracted the virus.
Vitoria Guimaraes left-back Gideon Mensah, Spain-based defender Joseph Aidoo and Besiktas midfielder Bernard Mensah in addition to Black Stars management committee member Jones Abu Alhassan had been confirmed to have contracted the virus through the coaching camp in Turkey.
Aside from the 5 gamers confirmed to have contracted the virus, Ekuban has been hospitalised in Turkey after exhibiting sturdy symptons of coronavirus with a really excessive temperature.
The 26-year-old was additionally the room-mate of Bernard Mensah through the Black Stars one-week coaching camp within the Turkish metropolis of Antalya and the Besiktas midfielder has examined constructive for the lethal illness.
Nevertheless, the exams on Ekuban got here out damaging and medical doctors are usually not leaving something to likelihood and have requested him to quarantine himself at residence whereas he’s monitored.
The most recent revelation will elevate critical issues for the Ghana soccer authorities who can be within the race to find the total extent of infections within the workforce once they performed the matches towards Mali and Qatar.
Fears over the Black Stars had been raised when 4 gamers from the Mali aspect had been confirmed to have contracted the virus and it was feared it could possibly be unfold to the Ghana nationwide workforce once they performed their West African rivals.
The total extent can be identified this weekend when all gamers would have returned to their membership sides the place they’re more likely to face extra stringent exams.
It can additionally give the Ghana FA the concept on tips on how to put together and shield its gamers and officers throughout their upcoming matches within the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.