Nov 18, 2020

3 leading footballers, LPL team coach contracts Covid-19

Three prominent local footballers have contracted Covid-19, reports say.

The three players are part of the national team as well as two military teams. One of them is a goalie, reports say.

All three of them are currently quarantined and doing well, reports add.

Earlier, reports stated that two basketball players as well as a Rugby player and a female netball player had contracted Covid-19.

Kabir Ali tests positive

Meanwhile, ESPN Cricinfo.has reported that LPL team Colombo Kings head coach Kabir Ali has tested positive for Covid-19.

Ali took over after Dav Whatmore withdrew from LPL.

“Kabir now having tested positive for Covid-19, he is now likely to withdraw from the league. It is unclear now who will coach the Colombo side.” ESPN Cricinfo news report added.