AMSTERDAM: Dutch club AZ Alkmaar plan to take a trip to Italy for their Europa League clash at Napoli on Thursday regardless of revealing 8 brand-new COVID-19 infections amongst their playing team on Tuesday.
It brought to 13 the number of players contaminated by the virus, the club stated in a statement.
“AZ has actually carefully followed the suitable treatments in current months. The majority of the positively checked gamers show no ill effects,” the club stated.
“The match versus Napoli will proceed, according to UEFA, unless the local authorities restrict it. AZ will travel to Italy with a 17-strong selection on Wednesday,” it included.
Last Friday, four gamers had tested positive however AZ’s Dutch league game against VVV Venlo went ahead on Saturday.