India’s mascot football captain Sunil Chetri said on Sunday that he had recovered from COVID-19, days after he tested positive for an infection that ruled him out of international friendly against Oman and the UAE.
The development took place on the eve of the second international friendly match against the UAE in Dubai, from which he was already excluded. India held a fantastic Oman to a 1-1 draw in the first match on Thursday.
“I got clear from the tests and I couldn’t be happier to be back on the field (I missed it badly!). Thank you for all the kind messages that came, wishing me a speedy recovery. The important thing is that I want everyone to be safe. and to disguise himself at all times, “tweeted Four.
Four took a positive coronavirus test on March 11 and posted about it on Twitter.
“In a less fortunate update, I tested positive for COVID-19. The better news is that I feel good as I continue to recover from the virus and have to return to the football field soon,” Four wrote at the time on Thursday. .
“There is no better time to keep reminding everyone to always take all safety precautions,” he added.
On Saturday, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) entered the list of Four among 13 strikers for the three positions in all times of the AFC Cup XI from the fans.
The 36-year-old Chetri has played in four editions of the AFC Cup and has 18 goals.
The second top scorer in international football among active players, Chetri was captain of Bengaluru FC until second place in the AFC Cup in 2016, losing to the Iraqi Club of Iraq in the final.