Under-21 international withdraws from squad after testing positive for COVID-19

A Malta Under-21 national team player has been withdrawn from the squad and is currently in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19.

All the necessary precautions were in place in line with the UEFA Return to Play Protocol with the player immediately instructed to self-isolate after feeling unwell.

The rest of the Malta Under-21 squad will be swabbed twice in the space of five days in accordance with the health protocols.

The Malta FA medical team is liaising with the Public Health with the situation being kept under constant review.

The Under-21 side hosts Denmark on Friday before travelling to Romania for another qualifiers on Tuesday.