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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 Kwara United: 9 players of NPFL club test positive for the dreaded coronavirus

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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.

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.

Source: LegitNG

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