Ghana premier league side, AshantiGold has denied reports that four of their players has tested positive for COVID-19.
The club is an official statement said no testing exercise has been carried out to determine if any of their players or staff has tested for the virus.
However, it revealed that the playing body will undergo a 2-day screening exercise beginning Friday, August 7th and end on August 8th, 2020.
The club’s backroom staff will also undergo testing which is scheduled for Wednesday, August 12 2020.
“We would like to emphatically state that, none of our players and officials has tested positive for the novel Corona Virus”
“The club’s screening exercise is scheduled to take place this week; results will only be known after players and officials have been tested. All contrary publications should, therefore, be disregarded and treated with the contempt it deserves.
“The playing body is scheduled for a screening exercise on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8. Whiles the entire backroom staff would undergo testing on Wednesday, August 12, 2020”, part of the club’s statement reads.
These are all part of preparations by the Miners ahead of the participation in the 2020-2021 African club competition.
Meanwhile, AshantiGold underwent a FIFA Pre-Competition Medical Assessment (PCMA) all geared towards their involvement on the continental stage next season.