There is significant news on Friday with an update that DR Congo national football team coach Florent Ibenge has tested positive for Covid-19.
The AS Vita trainer confirmed via his social media handle in a recorded video confirming his Covid-19 status.
#TotalCHAN2020 | LÉOPARDS 🐆.
Le COVID-19 s’invite de nouveau chez les Léopards, Coach Florent IBENGE, Ley MATAMPI Guy-Serge, Andy BIKOKO, Doxa GIKANJI et autres membres du groupe contrôlés positifs, donc tous en quarantaine ! pic.twitter.com/z4jz4zs0bM
— A.S VITA CLUB (@AsVitaOfficiel) January 21, 2021
The current Coronavirus pandemic has led to many changes by the CAF. A decree was issued that contravened the previous tournament like for instance accommodation will be one hotel, one team and one room to host only a person. No room sharing as it was before.
CAF further directed that organisers can allow spectators at matches but in strict compliance of anti-Covid-19 measures. Cameroon’s sportsSports and Physical Education Minister, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi, said that stadia will have at least “25 per centpercent of stadia filled by fans.