FIFA WC Qualifiers: India midfielder Anirudh Thapa tests Covid-19 positive, in isolation in Doha hotel

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India midfielder Anirudh Thapa had tested Covid-19 affirmative connected Wednesday, a time earlier India mislaid to Qatar successful the associated FIFA World Cup and Asian Cup qualifiers successful Doha.

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Anirudh Thapa has tested affirmative for Covid-19 (Photo Courtesy: ISL)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Anirudh Thapa tested affirmative for Covid-19 connected Wednesday successful Doha
  • He is successful quarantine successful a abstracted country astatine the tema edifice successful Doha
  • India mislaid to Qatar successful their Group E fixture of FIFA WC and Asian Cup qualifiers

India and Chennaiyin FC prima Anirudh Thapa has tested affirmative for Covid-19. The young midfielder is successful quarantine successful a abstracted edifice country astatine their squad edifice successful Doha wherever India are playing their FIFA World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers.

Anirudh Thapa tested affirmative for Covid-19 connected Wednesday, according to the Press Trust of India. He did not instrumentality portion successful India's lucifer against Asian champions Qatar connected Thursday.

"Yes, Anirudh Thapa tested affirmative [for COVID-19] and helium is isolated (from different squad members)," All India Football Federation wide caput Kushal Das told PTI connected Saturday.

Anirudh Thapa volition beryllium tested again for Covid-19 successful a fewer days. The Chennaiyin FC midfielder has played implicit 20 matches and is an integral subordinate of the elder nationalist team.

Notably, India mislaid 0-1 to Qatar successful Doha aft a bully amusement of antiaircraft discipline. India are already retired of contention for a World Cup berth but stay successful the reckoning for the 2023 Asian Cup. They are presently astatine the 4th spot successful Group E standings of AFC qualification.

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