Copa del Rey sensation Balearic Islands suffer covid-19 epidemic – cvbj


08/01/2022 at 16:07 CET

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The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced this Saturday the suspension of the match that Atlético Baleares, the sensation of the Copa del Rey by eliminating Getafe (5-0) and Celta (2-1) in the Copa del Rey , had played on the field of Atlético Sanluqueño, due to an epidemic of coronavirus in the Balearic club.

Balearic Islands have confirmed four positives in the coach-led squad Xavi calm, which, along with two other cases, brings those affected by covid-19 to six.

“In the routine test carried out on the players and the ‘staff’, before the displacement of the team, 4 new positives were detected in the players”, specified the Blue and White entity in a press release.

The suspension of the game against Atlético Sanluqueño is the second in a row affecting the Balearic Islands, which also suffered the postponement of the game against San Fernando last December due to a surge in the ranks of the Cadiz squad .

The group of Xavi calm He has only made two official appearances in the last twenty days, both in the Copa del Rey against Getafe and Celta.

The six positive cases affect the entire team as other players are considered close contacts and are required to follow health protocols.

The coronavirus epidemic could affect the Copa del Rey match that the Balearic Islands will play on Sunday January 16 against Valencia at the Balearic Islands stadium.