“Corona” affects the coach and a large number of Tunisian players, two days before the match against Nigeria
Tunisian national team coach Munther El Kabeer and four of his technical staff joined the list of those infected with the Corona virus today, two days before the expected "Carthage Eagles" match against Nigeria in the eighth round of the African Nations Cup in Cameroon, according to local media.
And Tunisian radio "Mosaique FM" confirmed that the results of the tests of the great and the team doctor Suhail Al-Shamli, along with goalkeeper coach Chadli Mabrouki and two other members of the technical staff, were positive, and "which means their absence from the team's match" against Nigeria.
But Al Kabeer would have missed that match in any case, as he was sent off with two yellow cards in the match that Tunisia lost against Gambia in the third and final round of Group F competitions on Thursday.
Tunisia played the match in the absence of 10 players due to infection with the Corona virus, most notably Ali Maaloul, Ghilan Al-Shaalali, Muhammad Ali bin Ramadan and Wahbi Khazri.
The Gambia snatched a fatal victory from Tunisia, which is deficient due to Covid-19, with a goal in the third minute of stoppage time, but the "Carthage Eagles" crossed to the final price as one of the four best third-placed teams among the six groups in the tournament.
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