Of the Venezuelan football team and its 12 staff preparing for the first game of the Copa America on Sunday, 12 have tested positive for the coronavirus.
The South American Federation (CONMEBOL) has not yet announced the fate of a clash with the host Brazilians at 11pm on Sunday. What you know is that the affected person has no symptoms and is isolated in a hotel room.
The Venezuelans arrived in Brazil on Friday. Two days ago, two football players Wilk Angel and Rolf Feltscher tested positive, so they did not even keep up with the team.
This year’s America’s Cup was originally co-hosted by Argentina and Colombia, but due to the political situation and the impact of the epidemic, the event will eventually be held in five stadiums in Brazil’s four cities: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Cuiaba and Goiania. The final will be held at the legendary Maracanã Stadium on July 10.