The El Salvador national football team has recorded five positive cases of Covid-19 at the start of concentration in FESFUT facilities, according to the coach. Hugo Ernesto Perez.
According to the coach, four players have recovered and only one is awaiting recovery.
Blue and White will travel on January 19 to travel to the United States to complete camp in Indianapolis and face the January 27 World Cup playoff game against the North American team.
“What is happening now is that in the camp we have four cases and there is still a case that we have to wait for it to come out, but the protocol is the same as in different countries, the protocol has changed, for example in the United States it is 10 days, today between five or Seven, but it’s very difficult to predict because you can be fine for a day or three and suddenly you’re really injured. What we do are tests so when we’re traveling we don’t have any problems: ‘”, the former World Cup player with the USA national team said.
Perez also announced that he will play a pre-match friendly against the United States on January 27 in Columbus.
“We will leave on January 19, we will have a friendly match on January 22 behind closed doors, people are fixing it there in the States, but if we play on January 22. As I understand, the sparring that Mexico had but I can’t tell you if it is a professional team from USL, university or academy in Indianapolis.”
The coach also mentioned that there will be a rotation of players for the January and February matches of the World Cup qualifiers on their way to Qatar 2022.
El Salvador will resume the confrontation on January 27 with a match against the United States in Columbus, on January 30 it will face Honduras in San Pedro Sula, and on February 2 it will host Canada in San Salvador.
The coach could not say when all the empty armies would be received on January 22.
He noted in the statement that “the problem is the covid-19 issue that is happening again, and we hope we can count on it but until January 19 until we leave we are not sure, those coming from abroad should take the tests.” radial program.
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