Two Irish players isolated in Baku due to illness

Two Irish players isolated in Baku due to illness
Adam Idah and Jason Knight have emerged as doubts for the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan tomorrow, the team's head coach Stephen Kenny told

Both players have been suffering from fever since their arrival in Baku, but they've returned negative tests for COVID-19.

The manager noted he's not sure if either of them will be able to train later today but confirmed that Idah is further along in his recovery than Knight.

"Adam and Jason both came down with a fever and strong temperature. They passed all the tests, they received negative tests from their antigen tests and PCR tests," the Ireland boss revealed.

"They are all fine, it's just probably from the travel. Adam has a high temperature and is confined to his room. Jason, who is as tough as anything, just has a very high temperature and is unwell."

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