U.S. women’s football team returns from Honduras amid coronavirus

CNN photo of team returning from Honduras

CNN photo of team returning from Honduras

(CNN) — The U.S. women’s football team returned after being stranded Honduras.

The U.S. women’s tackle football team had been there to compete in the Americas Bowl.

Midway through the competition against teams from mexico and Costa Rica, the competition was shut down.

Honduras closed its borders to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The U.S. air force flew in for the rescue.

It took two flights to get the team and their coaches out of Honduras.

The flights also picked up some u-s citizens who had been sheltering in place there.

Team members say they stayed in their hotel until the airlift.

There have been no reports of positive tests among the football players.

Honduras has reported only 12 cases of coronavirus, according to the world health organization.

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