Miami | A player of the Sporting Kansas City team that participates in the tournament for the resumption of season north american Championship (MLS), has been tested positive for the Covid-19 and put in quarantine, announced on Friday the club.
This player, whose identity has not been revealed, underwent two screening tests, both positive, since his arrival at the tournament, MLS is Back , which started Wednesday in Orlando, Florida.
All the other members of the team and their accompanying persons have been tested negative, said the club. The player infected has been placed in quarantine in a wing isolated from his hotel.
Two teams participating in the tournament, Nashville and Dallas, have already withdrawn these last few days of the competition after the discovery of several cases of coronavirus in their ranks.
After a four-month interruption due to the coronavirus, the MLS has revived its season with a tournament type world Cup and included the original 26 teams in a “bubble” isolated within Disney World in Orlando, in a context of an increase in the number of cases in the United States and particularly in Florida.
In the only match played on Friday, the Seattle Sounders and the San Jose Earthquakes have made a draw (0-0) at the end of a match without a shine.