The coach of the Selection of Paraguay, the Argentinian Guillermo Barros Schelottor, is in quarantine before the positive for covid-19 of his brother and assistant in Albirroja, Gustavo Barros Schelotto, sources from the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) reported on Wednesday.
In a brief communication to the press, the governing body of the Paraguayan soccer reported that the Argentine coach, who is in Buenos Aires, “is in home quarantine and the contagion will be confirmed or ruled out in the next few hours”.
On the positive for covid-19 of his brother and also a member of the technical staff of the Paraguayan team, Gustavo Barros Schelotto, the APF indicated that it has “good health and resting at home”, Also in the Argentine capital.
The sources indicated that both “They have the complete anticovi vaccination schemed “.
Selection of Paraguay It is facing its preparation for the last matches of the South American qualifiers of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, which will be played between January and March.
Precisely, this Tuesday it was reported from Uruguay, Albirroja’s next rival, that its new coach, Diego Alonso, tested positive for covid-19, so what was going to be his presentation this Thursday in Montevideo was postponed.
Paraguay receives Celeste in La Nueva Olla on January 27, in what represents a change of scenery when leaving its usual headquarters, the Defensores del Chaco stadium, and later travels to Brazil to play against ‘Verdeamarelha’ on February 1 .
On the last double date, La Albirroja receives Venezuela on March 24 and visits Peru five days later.
With four days remaining, Paraguay occupies the penultimate place, with 13 integers, six more than the last classified, Venezuela.
The South American qualifiers are led by Brazil, with 35 points, followed by Argentina (29), both with one game less.
Ecuador accumulates 23 integers, Colombia 17 (with a goal balance of minus 1) and Peru also 17 (with a goal balance of minus five). EFE
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