The duel between Araski AES and Casademont Zaragoza in the Endesa Women’s League has been suspended this Sunday at the break of the meeting, when the positive for coronavirus was known in a visiting player at the Mendizorroza Sports Center.

After many minutes of uncertainty on the parquetAfter 26-31 with which the first half ended, the Basque players took to the court to applaud the audience and say goodbye. Then it was known that a positive in the hand box was the cause of the delay and the definitive suspension.

“Despite having complied with the FEB covid protocol, the match between Araski and Casademont Zaragoza has been suspended as a precaution when a positive is known in a PCR of an international player who passed this test to join her team“reported the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB) in a first official explanation.

For its part, the maño box explained its way of acting in a statement. “Zaragoza has known of the existence of a positive for COVID-19 once the clash began, at which time it has immediately transferred this circumstance to the Federation. The Aragonese expedition carried out the mandatory antigen tests on Saturday afternoon, as established by FEB regulations “, he says.

“Previously, on Friday, the Casademont Zaragoza players called up by the respective national teams of their respective countries they passed the mandatory PCR tests to be incorporated into the concentrations of their selections. Once the meeting in Vitoria began, the result of these tests was known, among which there is a positive case, “he adds.