Son in Self-Isolation Following 7 Covid-19 Cases on South Korea Squad

Sun 15 November 2020 | 16:59

According to Korea FA six players and one staff member have tested positive for Covid-19.


player of the month

Son Heung-min

spends his time in self-isolation after reporting seven Corona cases on

South Korea international team

. The Korea Football Association announced that the players who tested positive for Covid-19 are Lee Dong-jun,

Kwon Chang-hoon


Hwang In-beom

, Jo Hyeon-woo,

Kim Moon-hwan


Na Sang-ho


“The KFA said all five are asymptomatic, and the rest of the team and all other staff members are being quarantined in their hotel rooms,” Yonhap reported of the first batch.

South Korea who faced


in their latest match ended the game with a 3-2 defeat and Steve Han who is a South Korean reporter commented on the game alongside the Covid cases saying: “More context on this: Korea previously had a designated training ground at another, safer venue, However, the newly implemented lockdown measures in Austria forced Korea to change their training ground to BSFZ Arena’s auxiliary pitch, which outsiders can access rather easily.”

“Korea held four training sessions here after arriving in Austria. All players, including those based in Europe, have tested negative before flying into Vienna, according to the KFA. The test today that identified five positive cases was the first one that took place in Austria.”

Son who earned the honor to be Premier League’s player of the month for October is said to be still at risk despite his good form. In a tweet the 28-year-old thanked those who voted for him saying: “Thanks to everyone who voted for me for Premier League Player of the Month. It‘s a big honour and it means a lot to me.”

“Obviously I would like to thank my teammates as well – we are one team and I cannot win this trophy without them, so it’s ’thank you so much’, I will keep working hard and let’s see.”

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source: SportMob