Doha Coronavirus (Kovid-19) is also taking hold of the sports world. Now the bad news for football is that Qatar FIFA World Cup brand ambassador Adil Khamis (54) has been found to be corona test positive. This was confirmed by the organizing committee on Thursday.
Earlier also, 8 employees of 3 stadiums involved in World Cup preparations were also found infected. Despite all these, all preparations for the FIFA World Cup are going on. The tournament is to be held in November-December 2022.
Adil has played in the national team of Qatar. At the age of 18, he played his first international match from the Qatar team. He started his international career in 1983 and retired in 2000. He played the last international match against Sudan.
7 new stadiums are being prepared for the World Cup
Recently the Qatar World Cup management stated, “All 8 infected workers were working at Al-Thumma, Al-Rayan Stadium and Al-Bayt Stadium.”
All of these are members of the staff working as contractors of the Supreme Committee. Qatar is building 7 new stadiums for the FIFA World Cup. One is also ready, which has also been officially opened.
13,409 Korana cases in Qatar, 1372 fine, 10 killed
As of Thursday, 13,409 cases of Kovid-19 have been reported in Qatar. In which 1372 patients have been cured. While 10 people have died. At the same time, more than 3.2 million people in the world have been found infected with corona. Of these, over 2.23 lakh people have died.
7 sports veterans died of corona
So far 7 sports veterans have died from Coronavirus. Former Pakistan cricketer Zafar Safraj and Italian runner Donato Sabia (56), Switzerland’s ice hockey legend Roger Shapo (79), France’s football club Reims doctor Bernard Gonzalez (60), England’s Lancashire Cricket Club president David Hodgkiss ( 71), former president of France’s Olympic de Marshal Football Club, Pep Diff (68) and Pakistan’s squash legend Azam Khan (95) have also said goodbye to the world.