Boca Juniors reported this Wednesday that it subjected its players to new controls and that all the players who will travel to Paraguay to play against Libertad on Thursday in the third day of the CONMENBOL Libertadores Cup “tested negative” for coronavirus.
“Boca Juniors informs that this Monday the professional soccer team underwent the rigorous PCR test in the CEMIC laboratory and all cases were negative, so each of the members of the delegation that this Wednesday travels to Paraguay is in a position to do so without any risk to health “, the club said in a statement.
“All members of the campus have a medical discharge for COVID-19 signed by a specialist in Infectology and a certificate of physical fitness, according to the cardiological and clinical studies carried out”, add your text.
Players whose results were positive “They will stay in Argentina until completing the corresponding isolation indicated by the health authorities and complying with the new tests and case studies to determine suitability.”
Boca Juniors had suffered an outbreak of infections and, as some players tested positive even after 14 days of contracting the disease, the managers requested that they be able to play the game as they considered them positive that they were not contagious.
Libertad expressed his “indignation” over what he considered a “differential and favorable treatment” towards Boca Juniors by Conmebol.
The governing body of South American soccer said that, after the contagion period, players with still positive results could play the games.