The training camp of the under-19 team was running in Shanghai from May 17, which has ended on Saturday. This camp consisted of 35 players. -File
Sports Desk- The Chinese Football Association suspended 6 players of the country’s under-19 football team for 6 months because of the breaking of the Corona curfew. They all went out of the training camp at midnight to drink wine.
The training camp of the under-19 team was going on since May 17 in Shanghai, which has ended on Saturday. This camp consisted of 35 players.
Players break curfew rules: CFA
The Chinese Football Association issued a statement saying it was a direct violation of the team’s pandemic control rules and it negatively impacted the entire team. Six suspended players will not be able to play any football match till 30 November. Apart from this, the club will also take action on their behalf.
Team will be hurt by this: Head coach
The head coach of the team, Cheng Yaudong, said – all the players understood the seriousness of the situation. It is also a big loss for the team and the players. This will affect our preparations.
Olympic preparations will be affected
China’s under-19 football team was to participate in the upcoming season of the Chinese Third Division League in terms of Olympic preparations. But suspension will increase due to suspension of 6 players.
More than 83 thousand cases of corona in China
So far, more than 83 cases of coronavirus have been reported in China, while 4634 people lost their lives. The lockdown has been lifted in the city of Wuhan from where Corona spread throughout the world. At present, the situation is slowly returning to the country.