Around 250 players from Africa who ply their trade with the Sevens football clubs are stranded in various northern districts due to the lockdown.
Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Michael Olunga starred on a great weekend for Africans across the major European leagues.
A flop at Chelsea, the Egyptian rebuilt his career in Italy and has scored 18 league goals in his first season at Anfield.
The 2017 BBC African Footballer of the Year, Salah netted on the stroke of half-time in a 4-0 triumph at Bournemouth.
Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will be Africa’s five flag bearers at Russia next year.