Monday , November 29 2021

Faf de Klerk reported on the Covid experience: “I was probably one of the worst cases in the club.”


Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk revealed that he was one of 27 players on the Sale Sharks team that tested positive for coronavirus last season.

In an interview with a British publication The Telegraph, Opened the World Cup winner to the experience of being Covid-19.

The Sale Sharks had a late-season appearance at the end of last season, which cost them a place in the Premiership playoffs in October, as they canceled their last-round match against the Worcester Warriors.

The 2020-21 Premiership campaign will begin this weekend and De Klerk has confirmed that he is now fully recovered.

“I was pretty bad. I had severe body aches and fever in the early days. After that, I was tired. I was probably one of the worst cases at the club, but now I’m fine and I feel really good,” De Klerk said.

“I think I’ve had worse cases of the flu, but the problem is that people have different symptoms, so you’re watching what happens.

“I felt pretty bad in the early days and a lot of families were a little scared of being and having it on my own. But, in terms of not infecting anyone else, it was a good thing.”

He is among the 10 South Africans in De Klerk Sale’s books.

Jono Ross, Akker van der Merwe, Coenie Oosthuizen, Lood de Jager, Cobus Wiese, Rohan Janse van Rensburg and brothers Du Preez Dan, Jean-Luc and Robert are all dressed in Manchester, another South African, lock JP du Preez, Cheetahs- is also set to access from.

– Composed of Sport24 staff

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