Outbreak of covid-19 in Naples requires a stir in the Portuguese team


António Barroso


Sequeira (Braga) earns Mário Rui (Naples) from the squad of Fernando Santos

Defender Sequeira, from Braga, was called today to the work of the national football team, which starts tomorrow, due to the unavailability of Mário Rui, a player from Naples, a team affected by an outbreak of covid-19.

Sequeira will be an option for games against Spain (private), France and Sweden (League of Nations), filling the vacancy of Mário Rui, who is prevented from leaving Italy, according to a note from the FPF.

Remember, Portugal begins this cycle of matches against Spain in a preparation game scheduled for October 7, at the José Alvalade Stadium. The Quinas team then plays two matches for the League of Nations, namely against France (on the 11th, at the Stade de France) and receiving Sweden (on the 14th, again at the José Alvalade Stadium). The three games are scheduled for 19:45 (mainland Portugal time).

The National Team won the first two League of Nations games against Croatia (4-1) and Sweden (0-2).


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