Egypt’s blow as Salah and Elneny test positive for Covid-19 again

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Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny and Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah have again returned positive coronavirus tests, the Egyptian Football Association has confirmed.

Mohamed Salah first positive test came after he takes part in his brother’s marriage in Egypt, it was known through wedding footage where you can see salah and his friends dancing.

Eygpt’s midfielder Elneny had also a positive test while away on an international break and has asymptomatic and will be recovered soon.

Mohamed Elneny played in the first of their two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Togo before his positive test.

A statement on the Egyptian FA website on Wednesday confirmed both players were still showing a positive result.

“Today, Mohamed Salah made a new swab to detect the Covid-19 virus, but its result was positive,” the statement read.

“Today, Mohamed Elneny also conducted a second swab, which confirmed its positive results.”

M. Salah is said to be showing only mild symptoms and is expected to join Liverpool training soon. With both players in quarantine and now looking set to miss the return of club action after the international break. Eygpt’s will miss both the superstar in next match clash.

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