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Italy coach Roberto Mancini tests positive for COVID-19

FOOTBALL By Reuters | November 7th 2020
Italian national soccer team's head coach Roberto Mancini speaks during a press conference ahead of Friday's Nations League soccer match against Poland, at the Coverciano training center near Florence, Italy, Monday, Sept. 32018. (Claudio Giovannini/ANSA via AP)

Italy coach Roberto Mancini has tested positive for COVID-19, the country’s football federation (FIGC) said on Friday.

The FIGC said in a statement that the 55-year-old was asymptomatic and in self-isolation at his home in Rome.

Italy have three fixtures in the next two weeks - a friendly against visiting Estonia on Wednesday followed by Nations League matches at home to Poland on Nov. 15 and in Bosnia on Nov. 18.

Italy head coach Roberto Mancini. [Reuters]

 

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