Marta tests positive for COVID-19, withdrawn from squad

Marta tests positive for COVID-19, withdrawn from squad
By: Reuters |

November 22, 2020 6:28:56 pm





Marta was the primary participant, male or feminine, to attain in 5 World Cups with 17 strikes in complete. (Reuters)

Brazil’s six-times world participant of the yr Marta has examined positive for COVID-19, the nation’s soccer governing physique (CBF) stated on Saturday.

Marta, 34, has been withdrawn from the nationwide workforce that’s set to face Ecuador in two pleasant matches at residence on November 27 and December 1.

The CBF didn’t give any particulars concerning the ahead’s situation however they’ve knowledgeable her membership, Orlando Pride within the National Women’s Soccer League, saying they would offer any help mandatory.

Marta was the primary participant, male or feminine, to attain in 5 World Cups with 17 strikes in complete – additionally a document.

Her place within the squad shall be taken by 19-year-old defender Camila Silva.

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