Singapore’s national skipper Hariss Harun has contracted Covid-19, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has announced.
In a statement posted on its website, the national football body said that it “can confirm that Singapore Men’s National Team Captain, Hariss Harun, has tested positive for COVID-19 after a undergoing a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test earlier this week.”
The FAS said that Hariss has since been “placed in self-isolation and his condition will be further monitored.”
His condition means that he will not make the upcoming trip to Dubai where the Lions were due to play two friendly matches against Kyrgyzstan and a Morocco side.
Hariss also missed out on the Lions’ 2022 World Cup qualifiers in June.
Back then, he had to pull out of the trip to Riyadh for family reasons.
In its statement, the FAS said that the rest of the Lions and backroom staff have been undergoing, and have “returned negative Antigen Rapid Test (ART) results”.
The traveling team also took the pre-departure PCR test on 6 November as part of the requirements before flying to Dubai on 8 November.
Everyone else was cleared to travel.