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India-Chinese Taipei match called off after 12 home team players test COVID positive

E-News | 24/01/2022 08:30 AM | Click to read full article

India’s AFC Women’s Asian Cup group A match against Chinese Taipei was on Sunday called off minutes before kickoff after as many as 12 players from the home team tested positive for COVID-19, and 2 were laid low by injuries.

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) also issued a statement. “Following several positive cases of COVID-19, India failed to name the required minimum of 13 players for the Group A match against Chinese Taipei.”