Five women footballers test free of Covid

Staff Correspondent | Published: 23:18, Apr 25,2021 | Updated: 00:24, Apr 26,2021


A file photo of Bangladesh women's football team.-- BFF photo

Bangladesh national women’s team footballers Krishna Rani Sarkar, Monika Chakma, Anai mogni, Nilufa Yasmin Nila and Rituporna Chakma, who earlier tested positive for Covid-19, got cleared from the virus on Sunday.

Bangladesh Football Federation informed the news via a press release, saying that these five players gave their sample for retesting on Thursday, the result of which three days later and it was negative for all five of them.

The five footballers had tested positive for the virus on April 14 and were kept in isolation at the BFF camp.

Other than them, eight more women’s team footballers were put in isolation for being in close contact with the infected five, namely Rupon Chakma, Shamsun Nahar, Mashura Parvin, Maria Manda, Surodhani Kisku, Tahura Khatun, Sanjida Nawshan Jahan Niti.

Those eight footballers also gave samples for a retest and also tested negative for the virus, informed BFF.

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