Players and officials of Pelican Stars Female Football Club of Calabar have all tested negative to COVID-19, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The Chairman of Pelican Stars, Mr Sam Kombor, told NAN that the result was the outcome of the test undergone by players and officials of the team on Jan. 16 at the General Hospital in Calabar.

Kombor said that the directive for the test was part of the recommendations from the Nigeria Women Football League in line with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guidelines.

“To the glory of God, all of us, both the players and officials who participated in the COVID-19 test on Jan. 16 have been tested negative and we are happy about it.

“We are going to forward the result to the football board in line with the promise we made to them towards the resumption of the league.

“Our players are physically and mentally fit to commence the league,” he said. (NAN)

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