British Variant of Covid-19 Causes Problems at 2nd Division Football Club in France as 9 Players Test Positive

The British variant of the coronavirus is causing problems for a second-division soccer club in France. FC Chambly says nine of its players have been infected with the more contagious COVID-19 variant. Three staff members and one management official have also tested positive at the club.

The club says it is worried about what will happen next because the rest of the team continues to train and risks being contaminated.

Chambly says further testing will be carried out ahead of its league match at Clermont on Saturday.