The ACB postpones the match due to a case of coronavirus

Joventut de Badalona and Unicaja have been forced to postpone their debut in the ACB after the detection of a positive for COVID-19 in the Malaga team. “The PCR tests carried out on Unicaja players and coaching staff, prior to the match against Joventut de Badalona on the first day of the Endesa League, have yielded a positive result for a team member who had previously suffered from the disease,” he says the Unicaja statement.

«Following the protocol of the Endesa League and the Club, this person, who is totally asymptomatic, has undergone a second backup test, the result of which has returned to be positive, forcing the whole team to pass another PCR test before playing in Badalona. For this reason the team has had to suspend the trip to Badalona scheduled for this afternoon and the game has been postponed to next Monday, at 8:30 pm », adds the Malaga club in the official letter.

Both teams They were going to fight this weekend in the return of the Endesa League. The Catalans received one of the greats of the competition at the Badalona Olympics, in which it was presented as a good test for the new project of the Catalan team that has made great additions such as Pau Ribas or Ante Tomic.

After knowing the positive for coronavirus in Luis Casimiro’s team, the ACB immediately announced the postponement of the meeting scheduled for this Saturday at 6:00 p.m. So that, Unicaja and Joventut will have to wait to debut in the 2020-21 season.