16 players and officials from Bulgarian club test positive

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Sixteen players and officials from Bulgarian soccer club Cherno More have tested positive for coronavirus. The club from the Black Sea town of Varna says 12 players are among the positive cases. Cherno More played a league game against Tsarsko Selo in Sofia on Thursday. The laboratory that conducted pre-match tests admitted the following day that it had not announced that one of the players on the team from Sofia had tested positive. Cherno More says the club is still ready to play on Tuesday against Arda Kardzhali despite the positive tests. The quarantined players would be replaced by members of the team’s junior squad.