Teams participating in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) must play their games if they have at least 11 players who tested negative for COVID-19, the tournament organizers announced.
If so If no goalkeeper is available in the squad, an outfield player must play in goal in accordance with the guidelines of the Confederation of African Football Saturday with. « In exceptional cases, the African Cup organizing committee will make the appropriate decision. »
The organizers said the teams can make five substitutions per game and one additional substitution if a game goes into overtime.
A number of teams preparing for AFCON have reported positive COVID-19 cases, including tournament favorites Algeria, Ivory Coast and Morocco.
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