July 26, 2020

J-League match off after Nagoya players test positive for virus

Tokyo (AFP) – Japan’s top-flight football league called off a match Sunday after two Nagoya Grampus players tested positive for coronavirus, the first game shelved since the J-League resumed a month ago.Sanfrecce Hiroshima’s home match against Nagoya on Sunday evening was called off as Japan battles a surge of COVID-19 infections, particularly in cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, stoking public fears about a second wave.Nagoya defender Kazuya Miyahara developed fever and headache on Friday and tested positive for the virus.The team tested 60 players and officials, with another player and a staff…

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