The player from Unicaja de Málaga Francis Alonso is a case "asymptomatic positive" as he himself has disclosed, so is isolated from the team and will not travel to Valencia.
"Since I was told that the PCR was POSITIVE, my only concern has been not to harm all the work that the team has done during these weeks," the base has written on his social networks, little after Unicaja issued a statement stating that there was an "asymptomatic positive" player, although without revealing the identity.
– Francis Alonso (@ francisalonso10) June 8, 2020
"As a result of this situation the strict measures indicated in protocol of the CSD and the Association of Basketball Doctors in collaboration with the ACB have been adopted, and this person has been isolated of the team "the Malaga club said in a statement.
The player, for his part, explained that the day he arrived in Malaga to train, they tested him and determined that "the Covid-19 had already passed" since "he had antibodies".
“ I still have antibodies and despite not being able to spread, the ACB has established protocols that must be respected “
"It was somewhat surprising to me, since had been completely asymptomatic ," he explains. However, and after giving all his negative relatives, had the "discharge to be able to train".
However, the last time the PCR test was done, it came back positive. "The results of this test confirm that I continue to have antibodies and that despite not being able to spread, the ACB has established protocols that must be respected and that makes my participation in the tournament very difficult," he points out.
Alonso, who returned to Unicaja after a loan, will therefore not be able to play the final phase of the Endesa League which begins this Wednesday in Valencia and wishes his teammates all the best for this final stretch .
"I am sure that they will do very well in the tournament and I want you to know that, for me, being with the group these weeks has been the best thing that I have taken this year. Good luck to Unicaja, I will be supporting you from here, "he finished.