Italy coach Mancini tests positive for COVID-19

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COVERCIANO, ITALY (FILE - MAY 15, 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)

1. ROBERTO MANCINI (MIDDLE DURING START OF FOOTAGE) AT HIS UNVEILING AS NEW ITALY HEAD COACH

LISBON, PORTUGAL (FILE - SEPTEMBER 9, 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)

2. MANCINI ON PITCH LOOKING AT HIS PHONE

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA (FILE - NOVEMBER 30, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)

3. MANCINI ARRIVING FOR EURO 2020 DRAW

STORY: Italy coach Roberto Mancini has tested positive for COVID-19, the country's football federation (FIGC) said on Friday (November 6).

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.