National team head coach tests positive for COVID-19

Devis Mangia, the Head Coach of the National Teams, has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement, the association said that Mangia, who has very mild symptoms, has been in quarantine for some days after coming into contact with a person who returned a positive result for the coronavirus. He will remain in self-isolation and follow the medical guidance given by the Public Health Department in collaboration with the medical team of the Malta Football Association.

“The contact-tracing assessment in relation to the first positive case has been completed. All the established contacts were informed accordingly, instructed to do a swab test and take all the necessary steps in accordance with the Public Health protocol.”

“The Malta FA wishes the National Teams’ Head Coach a speedy recovery.”

Malta will be facing Liechtenstein in a friendly match on November 11 before the final two UEFA Nations League matches against Andorra on November 14 and the Faroe Islands on November 17. All matches will be played at Ta’ Qali.

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  1. Andrew

    Mr. Mangia prima di tutto a nome dei tifosi Maltesi vi auguriamo di guarire presto e vi ringraziamo per l’ottimo lavoro con la nostra Nazionale.

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