The All Football Federation of India (AIFF) on Sunday confirmed that defender Anirudh Thapa is allowed to join the management of the Doha (Qatar) team. Thapa tested positive for COVID-19 and was isolated. He also lost his Indian ranking against Qatar this week. “Updating the Doha camp: Anirudh Thapa LOC Doctor, who was isolated in the advice given by the LOC medical team since June 3, has cleared that he was joining and observing the team after subsequent tests,” the official handle of Indian football. the team tweeted.
Doha Camp Update: LOC Doctor Anirudh Thapa, who had been isolated on the advice of the LOC medical team since June 3, has been cleared that he is re-joining and observing the team after subsequent tests.#WCQ #IndianFootball pic.twitter.com/sdty03b6y0
– Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) June 6, 2021
AIFF Secretary General Kushal Das on Saturday confirmed that defender Anirudh Thapa has given a positive to Covid-19.
He said the player’s CT score is good and will be tested again in another day or two.
“Yes, Anirudh Thapa is a positive Covid. I think he will be isolated, they will do another test. Although positive, his TC value is quite good. In Qatar, if the CT value is less than 30, then you will be considered a positive Covid,” he said. says Das to ANI.
“They will keep it isolated, they will do another test in 1 or 2 days,” Das said.
Thapa did not submit to the World Cup qualifier for India on June 3. On June 3, the Blue Tigers lost the match 0-1 despite being the heroes of goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu.
Qatar dominated 10 men’s 1-0 win over India at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, and the 2nd round of the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha.
Qatar won 1-0 at the break, with Abdel Aziz Hatim scoring the difference between the two sides, winning the 34th minute.
The last time the two teams met in September 2019 was when India drew level with the Asian champions.
The result keeps India in three games in six games, and Qatar is pretty good in Group E with 19 points in seven games.
The Blue Tigers will play against Bangladesh next Monday.
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