Comoros battling to assemble a group for their last-16 tie against Cameroon after 12 players and the executives tested postive for Covid-19,
The 12 positive tests incorporate both of the Coelacanths’ fit goalkeepers, with the third goalkeeper, Salim Ben Boina previously harmed. Comoros are because of face Cameroon on Monday.
“The Coelacanths impacted by Covid… incorporate mentor Amir Abdou, our main two goalkeepers, Moyadh Ousseini and Ali Ahamada,” the organization tweeted two days before a noteworthy counterpart for the Comoros who qualified for the last 16 in their first appearance at the competition.
In a video posted on the record, head supervisor El Hadad Hamidi likewise named five outfield players who have tried positive: midfielders Nakibou Aboubakari, Yacine Bourhane, striker Mohamed M’Changama and protectors Kassim Abdallah and Alexis Souahy.
Without any goalkeepers presently accessible for the tie, the Comoros are in hot water.
Confederation of African Football rules for the competition direct that groups should mess around as long as something like 11 players test negative for the Covid.
Assuming no goalkeeper is accessible, an outfield player needs to remain in.
“We are attempting to do everything possible to track down elective arrangements” however “without the mentor, without central parts and particularly without our main two goalkeepers who stayed, the circumstance is very convoluted”, conceded Hamidi.
The Comoros, addressing a little island country off the south-east shoreline of Africa, grabbed their capability amazingly by beating Ghana 3-2 and progressing as one of the most mind-blowing third-put sides.