Soccer, J1 Sanfrecce Hiroshima announced that by the 25th, a total of seven players and staff had been infected with the new coronavirus.

In response to this, the league match with Gamba Osaka, which was scheduled to be held in Osaka on the night of the 25th, was canceled.

According to Sanfrecce, on the 24th, the club conducted its own PCR test and found that two athletes were "positive."

One of them has fever, while the other is asymptomatic.

In addition, as a result of the antigen test on the 25th, a total of 3 people, including 2 athletes and 1 staff member, were newly judged to be positive, but all 3 have no symptoms such as fever.

In Sanfrecce, two other staff members have also been positive this week, bringing the total number of infected athletes and staff to seven by the 25th.

Sanfrecce was scheduled to play a league match against Gamba Osaka at Panasonic Stadium Suita in Osaka from 7:00 pm on the 25th, but the J-League decided to cancel the match after receiving instructions from the health center to suspend the team's activities. ..