SL Teams register 28 Covid-19 cases

Super League of Malawi (SULOM) says it has registered 28 Covid-19 positive cases from the tests done on the 16 Super League teams players and officials in preparation for the 2020/21 football season.

As stipulated in the protocols set by the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 on the resumption of sporting activities in the country, all athletes and officials are supposed to undergo mandatory Covid-19 testing before they resume training.

Sulom vice general secretary Zacharia Nyirenda said all the positive cases are being handled with gudiance from health officials.

“We are glad to announce that all the 16 Super League clubs’ players and officials have now gone through the process.

“Out of the 640 people who were tested, 28 came out positive. About 16 are from the Northern region, 8 from the Central region while Southern region registered 4 cases.

“These people have been in a 10-day self-isolation .Those from the South and Centre were on Wednesday re-tested after their isolation period elapsed and we are waiting for the results. Those from the North are still in isolation,” said Nyirenda.

Sulom is yet to release fixtures for the 2020/21 season which will kick off on 28th November 2020.


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