Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah has returned a second positive test for coronavirus while on international duty, the Egyptian Football Association said Wednesday, November 18.
Salah had “a new swab to detect the COVID-19 virus, its result was positive.”
Arsenal player Mohamed Elneny was also retested and his result was also positive, the FA said.
Without Salah, Egypt beat Togo, 3-1, in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday and top their group.
Salah wrote on Twitter on Tuesday: “I’d like to thank everyone for the supportive messages and well wishes. I’m confident I’ll be back on the field soon.”
The forward, who has scored 8 league goals for Liverpool this season, could miss the Premier League champions’ next two matches.
They host Leicester in the league on Sunday before playing Italian side Atalanta in a Champions League tie at Anfield on November 25. – Rappler.com
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