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Two ATK Mohun Bagan players test positive COVID-19

Sun 09 May 2021 | 9:58

The Kolkata side were set to travel to Maldives for the AFC Cup group stage matches.

Prabir Das


SK Sahil

have both tested positive for COVID-19. The tests were taken on May 7 before the team’s travel to Maldives as they were planning to participate in their AFC Cup matches next week. Under the AFC protocols, teams must submit their negative COVID-19 tests two days before traveling to their destinations.

ATK Mohun Bagan

were scheduled to travel to Maldives on Monday. However, according to


, AFC has asked the Kolkata club to cancel their travel arrangements to Maldives. As a result, the matches that were planned to be held between May 11 to May 20 in Male will be postponed

ATK Mohun Bagan will compete with Bashundhara Kings (Bangladesh), Maziya S&RC (Maldives), and a play-off winner (Bengaluru FC or Eagles FC) in Group D of the competition. AFC is yet to announce a new date for the postponed AFC Cup fixtures.

source: SportMob