Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac not tested positive for Covid-19

Published on: 05 January 2022

Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has not tested positive for Covid-19 and is expected to be in the dugout for today's pre-Africa Cup of Nations friendly against Algeria at the Education City Stadium.

According to multiple media reports in the local media, the Serbia tested positive for the virus on Tuesday, however, Footballghana understands that the coach has not contracted the disease.

The Black Stars have been in Doha for the past weeks preparing for the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations [Afcon] which will be played in Cameroon.

The team held training with the likes of Thomas Partey, Daniel Amartey, Baba Idrissu among other players but Jordan Ayew and Andre Ayew were the notable players who sat out of the training session.

The playing body together with the technical team are expected to arrive in Yaounde for the tournament which starts from January 9 to February 6.

Ghana are housed in Group C alongside Morocco, Comoros and Gabon. The Black Stars will kick start the tournament against giants Morocco on Monday, January 10 before taking on Gabon and Comoros in the other Group C matches.

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