Kwara United have recorded 9 positive coronavirus cases after players and staff of the club were tested for the infection ahead of a possible restart of the Nigeria Professional Football League
The club in compliance with the regulation of the (LMC) had all their members take the test on September 17.
According to reports Afonja Warriors mandated all players to take the tests before returning to training.
Nine of the stars returned positive results and have been taken to the Sobi Isolation Centre in Ilorin.
Report also said all clubs have been ordered by the LMC to perform COVID-19 test for players and official.
In compliance with the @thenff Club Licensing Regulations, @KwaraUnitedFC Players and Officials today perform COVID-19 tests ahead of the 2020/2021 @LMCNPFL season in line with the protocols and guidelines of the @NCDCgov pic.twitter.com/b81HBspMnL
— Kwara United F.C. (@KwaraUnitedFC) September 17, 2020
Since the Federal Government announced the return of sports behind closed doors last month, football activities is yet to resume.
Meanwhile, with the gradual flattening of the coronavirus pandemic curve in Nigeria, the federal government has stated that it is yet to lift ban on contact sports including football.