New tests to detect Covid 19 carried out on the expedition of Sports Club Marin or displaced to Madrid to play a promotion phase to Second B, have given negatives, including those of the three players who tested positive this Saturday, forcing the RFEF to suspend the play-off phase scheduled for this weekend.
Sources from the Tenerife club have informed Efe that the Spanish Football Federation has confirmed the results of these tests carried out last night on the 30 people that form the expedition that the team had transferred to Madrid. "They have been crazy 24 hours, but we have done things well and we are all good. There is no player infected with coronavirus. We will continue to report," CD Marino celebrated on its official Twitter account.
– CD Marino (@CDMarinoOficial) August 2, 2020
La F Spanish Soccer Federation yesterday decided to suspend the matches that were going to take place this weekend in the Ciudad del Fútbol after detecting positive cases in COVID in the l Marino from the Canary Islands, rival of Linares Deportivo reported in a statement. The club's sources have indicated that both PCR and molecular tests have been analyzed at the Gregorio Marañón hospital in Madrid, with a negative result.
" It has been confirmed that the protocol works and that in the end this happens and there may be a false positive, but I am happy because everyone's health is at stake, and as RFEF this is what has always prevailed. Regardless of the bad taste in the mouth that you took away because you were coming to play, I am left with a gentleman club and the fantastic behavior on your part and the board ", pointed out Alfredo Olivares, director of Competitions of the RFEF in a video that the Canary club on their social networks.
The club had shown its surprise with the positive detected to three players already in the tests carried out on Thursday before leaving for the trip, the entire squad was negative and all the safety protocols had been followed. The Tenerife expedition has been isolated since yesterday and during the day it will be determined what will happen with the competition.
The Spanish Football Federation decided to suspend the matches that were going to take place this weekend in the Football City after detecting positive cases in COVID in Marino Canario, rival of Linares Deportivo, reported in a statement. "After the arrival of the teams that participated in the Additional Phase of Promotion of the Third Division to the City of Soccer, the Spanish Soccer Federation proceeded to the pertinent medical controls that have produced three positive cases in the CD Marino".
According to the federative note, all the teams tested negative in origin and therefore traveled to Madrid. CD Marino passed the tests on Thursday, July 30, and the results were forwarded to the RFEF on Friday, 31, all with negative results, so they traveled to Ciudad del Fútbol.
After the positive cases, the Royal Spanish Football Federation made the decision to suspend the matches that were going to be played in the Football City and which faced Loyalty with Alcoyano, this Saturday, and Marino with the Linares, tomorrow Sunday.