Covid-19: 5 recovered personnel rejoin the rest of the Sundowns team

Covid-19: 5 recovered personnel rejoin the rest of the Sundowns team

- 5 Mamelodi Sundowns team personnel have been cleared after having tested positive for the Covid-19 virus

- The group of five, including staff and players, have recovered after spending 14 days in isolation

- After being cleared by medical staff, the group have rejoined the rest of the team

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Reigning Premier Soccer League champions Mamelodi Sundowns welcomed back five personnel (staff and players) who have fully recovered from the Covid-19 virus, having spent 14 days in isolation.

Following the PSL’s green light for clubs to train, Masandawana players, technical team and support staff went for their second Covid-19 test while the training grounds were fumigated and prepared for the team. The training programme was also revised in accordance with the new protocols.

Before the team could resume training in Rustenburg, a third test was conducted and five cases of asymptomatic nature were detected. They immediately self-isolated for 14 days.

Players who tested positive for the virus had to undergo further medical tests, cardiology and pulmonology, which revealed that there was no cause for concern.

Sundowns have welcomed back 5 recovered personnel (staff and players) who had tested positive for Covid-19. Image: Getty Images

Sundowns have welcomed back 5 recovered personnel (staff and players) who had tested positive for Covid-19. Image: Getty Images
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After this medical clearance, the personnel rejoined the rest of the team on Tuesday 21 July.

The medical team has cleared the players for training and the spirit in the camp remains high as everyone is working hard in preparation for the remainder of the current season.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that Briefly.co.za reported that the Brazilians will be losing one of their teammates as Anele Ngcongca is set to return for Europe.

Belgium second-tier side KSV Roeselare have confirmed the signing of veteran defender Anele Ngcongca from Mamelodi Sundowns.

The 32-year old is set to return to Europa after a four-year stint in South Africa where he lifted four major trophies with Sundowns, including two Premier League medals.

While the news comes as a surprise after Ngcongca recently agreed to a one-year extension with Pitso Mosimane's side, Roeselare announced his return to Belgium on a two-year deal with an option of a third.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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