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Football club Belenenses is hit by 13 cases of Omicron after player returns from South Africa

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Football club Belenenses is hit by 13 cases of Omicron after player returns from South Africa

Portuguese soccer membership, Belenenses has been hit with 13 instances of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus after a participant not too long ago returned from South Africa.

 

The brand new variant was discovered after Belenenses performed a Primeira Liga match in opposition to Benfica on Saturday.

 

The sport began with simply 9 Belenenses gamers on the pitch as a result of the remainder of their squad have been isolating and solely seven returned to the sphere after half-time. The match was deserted two minutes into the second half with Benfica main 7-0.

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Football club Belenenses is hit by 13 cases of Omicron after player returns from South Africa

“We’re all in isolation apart from the youth workforce that didn’t play on Saturday, 44 individuals are in isolation at residence,” a membership spokesman stated on Monday.

 

“Two or three gamers and two or three employees have signs, however nothing too severe, the remaining are asymptomatic. Everyone seems to be ready to repeat the exams, as quickly because the well being authority authorises it,” he added.

 

Belenenses defender Cafu Phete examined constructive for Covid-19 after returning to Portugal final week from worldwide obligation in South Africa.

 

The presidents of Benfica and Belenenses advised a information convention on Saturday they’d no selection however to play the match or threat being punished for an “unjustified absence”.

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They blamed the league and well being authority DGS for not permitting the sport to be postponed.

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