Corona football cases: quarantine instead of skill

the final tournament of the Champions League play off before the best club teams in Europe in Lisbon in the season, the Corona-pandemic impact on the next round

Corona football cases: quarantine instead of skill

the final tournament of the Champions League play off before the best club teams in Europe in Lisbon in the season, the Corona-pandemic impact on the next round of the most important football club competition in the world. The European football Union (Uefa) announced on Tuesday that due to the illness of several players of Kosovo's master of KF Drita Gjilan, the qualification game against FC Linfield from Northern Ireland was cancelled.

Christoph Becker

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The Team was sent by the Swiss health authorities in quarantine. Originally it had to on Tuesday night on the sports field at the Uefa headquarters in Nyon in Switzerland against the Northern Irish in the context of the first Champions League qualification round preceding the tournament to compete.

On Monday had been tested in the framework of the Uefa test series, a second player a positive effect on the Virus, said the Association. Another player had already been on the Friday before the match against Inter Club d’Escaldes from Andorra tested positive.

the winner of The qualification tournament in Nyon will take in the coming week against the Polish Champions Legia Warsaw. Uefa regulations stipulate that the matches will be played in their competitions, provided that three can compete and up to ten players, unless the health authorities to impose quarantine on the crews.

Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 13:19

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