All Chinese Super League Players Test Negative for Covid-19

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All Chinese Super League (CSL) players have tested negative for Coronavirus as the season prepares to kick start on Saturday.

All players of the Chinese Super League test negative for Coronavirus

The league campaign will commence after a five-month delay from the scheduled start, state news agency Xinhua reported.

A total of 1,870 individuals from the tournament’s two hubs – Suzhou near Shanghai and Dalian in the northeast of China – have undergone medical checks.

None of them tested positive for Coronavirus the worldwide pandemic that caused football across the globe to be at standstill for a period of time as per reports.

Players and officials from all 16 participating clubs will be camped in a hotel and parts of the stadiums while tests will be carried out once a week during the tournament, the report added.

Players and officials will be confined to hotels and parts of the stadiums

The Chinese Super League was scheduled to start in February 22 but was postponed as a result of the widespread of Covid-19.

Teams will play a round robin with the top four qualifying for an eight-team ‘championship’ stage and the bottom four from each group going into a ‘relegation’ phase.

 

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