U-17 WC player Boris Thangjam becomes first active footballer to test positive for COVID-19


India’s 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup staff member Boris Singh Thangjam on Thursday examined positive for COVID-19 in a first such case involving an active footballer. The 20-year-old Boris, who had performed as proper again in two of India’s 3 fits within the U-17 World Cup which the rustic hosted in 2017, has been positioned below quarantine in Manipur.

Boris hails from Imphal.

“Boris has tested positive for COVID-19, his name has come in the latest list of those who has tested positive. He will be under quarantine,” an in depth relative of Boris informed PTI from Imphal.

Boris is recently within the squad of Indian Super League aspect ATK Mohun Bagan. He used to be signed by way of ATK in 2018 after spending two years within the All India Football Federation’s developmental aspect Indian Arrows.

He used to be additionally part of the India U-20 staff that beat Argentina 2-1 within the COTIF event in Spain in 2018.



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