Wydad coach and physical trainer test positive for covid ahead of Hearts of Oak clash

Two members of the Wydad AC delegation travelling to Ghana to face Accra Hearts of Oak have tested positive for COVID-19, GHANAsoccernet.com understands.

The Moroccan giants will take on Ghana champions Hearts of Oak at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in the CAF Champions League.

The entire Wydadie delegation carried out screening tests for the coronavirus on Wednesday in anticipation of the trip to Ghana on Friday.

It turned out that two members of the staff of the Casablanca team, the assistant coach and the physical trainer, are positive and can’t make the trip.

Wydad are expected to arrive in Accra on Friday for the 1st leg encounter of the First Round of the competition against the Phobians.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given the green light for the presence of 2,000 supporters for the match.

On records, Wydad Athletic Club, commonly known simply as WAC, is Moroccan sports club based in Casablanca. Wydad is best known for its professional football team that competes in the Botola, the top tier of Moroccan football league system, and have never been relegated from it.


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