Ben Motshwari breaks his silence after testing positive for Covid-19

Ben Motshwari breaks his silence after testing positive for Covid-19

- Ben Motshwari has opened up about his Covid-19 diagnosis

- The Orlando Pirates midfielder said he was doing well under circumstances

- Motshwari then thanked South Africans for their overwhelming support

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Last week, news broke that Ben Motshwari tested positve for the novel coronavirus. He has now opened up about the diagnosis and self-isolation at home.

The Orlando Pirates posted a video of Motshwari on Twitter in which he opened up about testing positive for Covid-19.

The 29-year-old star said:

"I’d really like to thank everyone who’s been supportive in sending me messages for the past few days, messages of encouragement and wishing me well. I really appreciate it and it really means a lot to me."

The midfielder also share details of his life in self-isolation and how he has been doing since contracting the virus.

He added:

“Currently, I’m under strict medical surveillance, and I’m doing quite well under the circumstances."

Despite doing well himself, Motshwari urged fans to take care of themselves and follow the regulations stipulated by the government and health officials.

“To all the fans, I’d really like to encourage them to practice their social distancing, keep on sanitising your hands and keep on wearing your masks.”

Take a look at the video below:

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Quite a few of the PSL clubs have thrown their weight behind the talented midfielder with encouraging messages.

Although Mamelodi Sundowns have a strong rivalry with Pirates, the club and coach Pitso Mosimane put those sentiments aside.

The Downs mentor shared a classy message, calling on him to beat the virus and return to the field of play.

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