—- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in close coordination with Qatar medical authorities, continue to conduct regular COVID-19 tests on all participating teams in the AFC Champions League (West).

The results of those tests have shown that one (1) player from Qatari side, Al Sadd, has tested positive for COVID-19. Al Sadd are in Group D of the AFC Champions League and will play Al Ain, of the United Arab Emirates today.

All the appropriate medical support is being given to the team and the player who tested positive is under medical supervision in a quarantined environment as required by the safety measures and COVID-19 protocols put in place for the tournament.

In addition, and as part of our commitment to ensure the safety of all participating delegations, the AFC medical team together with Qatar’s medical authorities are continuing to conduct COVID-19 tests for all participants in line with the agreed safety regulations.

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