Cranes Striker Emmanuel Okwi has tested positive for Covid19, it has been confirmed.
Al-Ittihad has revealed the developments:The player had undergone the test in preparation for returning to Egypt and joining the team’s training sessions and matches, but the positive result compelled him to postponed his flight.
“Results of the Corona virus detection test conducted by Ugandan professional player Emmanuel Okwi of Al Ittihad Club of Alexandria before leaving his country showed that the player was infected and tested positive.
The player is isolated and is following the treatment protocol, and he is going to undergo a new swab after a few days in order to check his health.
Okwi had left Egypt this year after the spread of Coronavirus but remained stuck in Uganda due to the suspension of air traffic for a large period due to the Corona crisis, as well as the lack of direct flights from Uganda to Egypt.
In October, the striker returned to Egypt.