Stade Francais is going through a difficult time in its preparation after it became known in recent days that several players tested positive for Coronavirus and the club issued an official statement in which it reported that all activities on the campus were stopped and all members were isolated .
After knowing the news, the head coach of the Parisian team expressed through his social networks: “Thank you for the messages of support. Big blow in our preparation, but the most important thing is that everyone recovers health. I hope to see you soon”, wrote the Argentine coach.
The team had to cancel the first friendly of the preseason that was going to play against Brive in Tulle, on Friday, August 14, and now must wait until next week to find out if it is fit to play against Toulon in preparation for the start of the Top 14 in two weeks. The official statement from Stade Francais:
“After the Covid-19 tests carried out on Monday, August 10, it seems that the health situation of the Stade Français has deteriorated despite compliance with the current health measures and the instructions of the ARS. In order to prevent any additional risk of contagion, in consultation with the authorities and the NRL, the decision was made to immediately stop all training. “
“All players and sports staff are now in lockdown, at least until August 17, and remain under the club’s medical supervision. The new tests will take place on Monday, August 17. The club would like to thank everyone who They have shown their support in this new event. “