AIFF in coordination with IFA conducting all protocol ahead of starting Hero I-League from October 8

Kolkata, Oct 1 (UNI) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) in

close coordination with the Indian Football Association ( IFA-Kolkata)

and competent medical authorities are conducting regular COVID-19

tests on all participating officials, players and support staff for

the forthcoming Hero I-League Qualifiers

slated to kick-off in the city from October 8.

” It is to be notified that one player each from FC Bengaluru United

and Bhawanipore FC have tested positive,” an AIFF statement said


” All appropriate medical support is being given to the teams, and the

players who tested positive are under medical supervision in a

quarantined environment as

required by the safety measures and COVID-19 protocols put in place

for the tournament,” the statement added.

In addition, and as part of the commitment to ensure the safety of

all participating teams and operational staff, the AIFF and the IFA


continue to conduct Covid-19 tests for all required personnel in line

with the agreed safety regulations.


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