Esteghlal, Persepolis players test negative for COVID-19

April 12, 2021 - 17:13

TEHRAN – Esteghlal and Persepolis football team players and staff tested negative for COVID-19 ahead of the 2021 AFC Champions League.

All the players and support staff of the Iranian teams underwent COVID-19 tests.

Esteghlal are in Saudi Arabia to play in Group C along with Al Ahli Saudi, Iraqi powerhouse Al Shorta and one of Qatar’s most successful sides Al Duhail.

Persepolis, who have traveled to Goa, India, will also compete in Group E with Qatar’s Al Rayyan, hosts FC Goa and Al Wahda from the United Arab Emirates.

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