Lima, January 12, 2022Updated on 01/12/2022 03:13 pm
The integration of Edwin Cardona to the training sessions of Racing Club, his new team after leaving Boca Juniors, was not this Wednesday, as scheduled. His presence in the ‘Academy’ will have to wait, after the Colombian tests positive for COVID-19 recently.
“It is reported that Edwin Cardona, recently incorporated to the institution, was tested for having been close contact of a case of coronavirus and the result of the analysis was positive. The footballer will remain isolated until receiving medical discharge “, reported the Argentine club in a medical report, disseminated on social networks.
Cardona arrived in Argentina on Monday after a few days off in Colombia. Once the ‘Xeneize’ decision not to exercise the purchase option was known, Racing Club became interested in him and agreed to his arrival. In addition to his first session under the orders of Fernando Gago, the coffee grower would be officially presented. However, the event was also postponed.
“They spoke to me wonders about the club, several teammates spoke to me on Instagram. I also have a very good relationship with Gio (Moreno), we were in Colombia and we met a lot and the truth is that I was excited by what they told me. Also, from what you could see when we were here in Argentina, very happy, because when we went to that stadium you felt the euphoria. It’s nice to experience football like this, it’s a great club ”, declared Cardona upon arriving in Argentine lands.
To date, Cardona has been joined by defenders Facundo Mora and Gonzalo Piovi, forwards Gabriel Hauche, Enzo Copetti, Alexis Cuello and Tomás Chancalay, as new additions to Racing Club, which will have to face the South American Cup in 2022.