Covid-19: Three Lille players test positive

Three prayers from French Ligue 1 club has tested positive for Covid-19, the club manager Christopher Galtier has confirmed.

The trio, Renato Sanches, Jonathan Ikone and Jonathan Bamba, were all absent as Lille beat Mourscron 2-1 on Saturday in a friendly match.

The coach said the players contracted the virus during an eight-day rest period.

Ikone and Bamba are in France and  will soon join the team probably on Monday while Sanches who is  in Portugal will undergo two negative test before joining the team in France said the coach.

The players are in good condition but the club is waiting for the results of their next test.

Reporter: Baatee Barinaa-iyalo

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