Italy coach Mancini tests positive for COVID-19

FILE PHOTO: UEFA Nations League - League A - Group 1 - Italy v Netherlands
FILE PHOTO: UEFA Nations League - League A - Group 1 - Italy v Netherlands

ROME (Reuters) - Italy coach Roberto Mancini has tested positive for COVID-19, the country's football federation (FIGC) said on Friday.

The FIGC said in a statement that the 55-year-old was asymptomatic and in self isolation at his home in Rome.

Italy have three fixtures in the next two weeks - a friendly against visiting Estonia on Wednesday followed by Nations League matches at home to Poland on Nov. 15 and in Bosnia on Nov. 18.

(Writing by Brian Homewood; Editing by Ken Ferris)