Before the match with Hungary, the defender of the Albanian National Team is positive with Covid
The defender of the red and black national team, Erjon Hoxhallari, tested positive with Covid before the match with Hungary, which will be played on October 9, a valid match for the qualifiers of the "Qatar 2022" World Cup.
Today, the Albanian Football Federation has announced that the defender and physiotherapist of the National Team, Arzen Voci have tested positive with Covid and have left the hotel where the national team has gathered, adding that both are in good health.
Hoxhallari will not be part of the two crucial matches on October 9 with Hungary and on October 12 with Poland which will be played at the Air Stadium.
Recall that Albania is part of Group I of the World Cup qualifiers led by England with 16 points, followed by Albania with 12 points. Poland ranks third with 11 points, followed by Hungary with 10 points.
Full national announcement
The Albanian national team has started since Monday the training and intensive training in the framework of two important challenges against Hungary and Poland, valid for the qualifiers of the World Championship "Qatar 2022".
The Department of Communication in the AFF informs the media and the public that yesterday the defender Erjon Hoxhallari and the physiotherapist of the National Team, Arzen Voci, left the gathering, who after the tests were positive with Covid-19.
Hoxhallari and Voci immediately left the hotel where they are gathered to be quarantined and are in good health.
Thus, Hoxhallari will not be part of the National Team for the two matches that are considered crucial for Albania in the dream to touch the play-off zone, where they will initially play on October 9 against Hungary in transfer, while three days later , on October 12 will host Poland at the "Air Albania" stadium.