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Soccer News of Tuesday, 24 November 2020


10 Elmina Sharks players recover from coronavirus

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Ghana Premier League side Elmina Sharks have confirmed that all the players that tested positive for COVID-19 have all returned negative tests. 

The Elmina-based club started the season with ten of their players reported to have contracted the virus after a friendly with Hearts of Oak.

Despite the positive cases, Sharks began the campaign on the opening week with a draw in Cape Coast against Ebusua Dwarfs.

"COVID-19 UPDATE!!! We can confirm that ALL our players who tested positive for COVID-19 have now tested NEGATIVE. The Fearsome Elmina Sharks family thanks everyone for the support. Let us all continue to observe the protocols & stay safe," Sharks posted on Twitter.

On Sunday, Elmina Sharks were held to a 1-1 draw by Liberty Professionals at the Ndoum Park.

The return of the complete squad is good news for coach Yaw Acheampong whose team travel to WAFA on Sunday.