Ghanaian professional footballer and Black Stars forward, Jordan has disclosed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and currently observing a self -mandatory quarantine.
According to Jordan, he’s “feeling fine” and not suffering from any of the symptoms yet.
The 29-year-old was involved in Ghana’s friendly matches against Mali and Qatar during the international break.
Sadly, I have tested positive for Covid-19 & have begun my quarantine in line with the health guidance.
Thankfully, I am feeling fine & do not have any symptoms 🙏🏾
I will be cheering the boys on from home & look forward to being back on the pitch soon 💪🏽🔴🔵
Stay safe 🙌🏾♥️
Ayew is now the second Black Stars player to test positive for COVID-19 after Turkey-based player Caleb Ekuban tested positive for the virus last week.
Black Stars management committee member, Jones Abu Alhassan has also been infected with the virus and under a mandatory quarantine presently.
In a press released by the FA last Sunday, it was the football body indicated that no single positive test was recorded before the teams’ first two games with Mali and Qatar, however, one team official tested positive for the virus and isolated from the group a day before the team’s departure from Turkey.
“The GFA ensured all FIFA COVID-19 protocols were strictly adhered to throughout the national team’s engagement and it is quite a concern that some members of the team have subsequently tested positive for the virus.
“The GFA will continue to monitor the situation and will provide all necessary support to the affected players while wishing them a speedy recovery…