Criticism of Union-Berlin-Plan: I think it's almost grotesque

soccer-Bundesliga club 1. FC Union has defended his sensational Plan with Corona-Tests for all the spectators and a start to the season in the completely filled

Criticism of Union-Berlin-Plan: I think it's almost grotesque

soccer-Bundesliga club 1. FC Union has defended his sensational Plan with Corona-Tests for all the spectators and a start to the season in the completely filled stadium. Berlin's wish to take in the discussion of the possible return of Fans a pioneering role. "People are pleading with us every day to ensure that you can come back. So we want to deal with us,“ said Union Director of communications, Christian work at RBB24. "This is the Background of our thoughts. Therefore, the is certainly also a contribution to the current debate on how we deal with this pandemic.“

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test Regardless of the Berliner way also DFB President Fritz Keller area deck is hoped that the Corona-Tests, thus the return of the Fans to secure in the arenas. "My dream would be to it, on testing them again-and to get a full stadium. That would be not only for the Sport, but for the culture and the economy is important,“ said the 63-year-old head of the German football Association the SWR.

With his in Germany to date, unique projects, had provided the Union for powerful vortex. The club will, at the latest, reach from the first round of the coming season, a "full utilization" of the stadium an der Alten forsterei. If the conditions are to be concretized, the concept of the competent health Department and the state of Berlin, and then publicly presented. Access to the stadium you should only get with a valid admission card and a negative test result must not be older than 24 hours.

Berlin's sports Senator Andreas hostage was open to the plans of the Köpenicker. "We understand the Union's ambitions," said the SPD politician on Saturday the German press Agency. "We will meet promptly with the Association leadership to talk about the concept." Of course, a concept must fulfil the hygienic requirements and the DFL worn, added hostage. "It should be no different solutions within the Bundesliga."

The Berlin CDU-health policy-makers Tim-Christopher Zeelen responded, however, with a shake of the head on the plans. "I think it is almost grotesque to allow any spectator pre-test," said the health policy spokesman of the CDU parliamentary group in the house of representatives of the German press Agency. "Who should perform the Tests? Who is to control the inlet? These are all questions that remain unanswered“, so Zeelen. "That is why I think the discussion on this issue is altogether premature." For him to be in the next step, decisively, "that our children can be back in the day-care centres and schools, and protect our seniors in care facilities." The created test would be needed capacities. "You have in each case priority over any leisure activity", stressed Zeelen.

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The Unioner see no other way to provide for a full stadium. To keep "distance at a football game, as emotional as it is. Who should control?“, press spokesman for labour said, and relies on trust. "We will very clearly explain, how we imagine it to be. Of course, we will discuss everything with the health Department and with the Senate of Berlin. It is not to go it alone, but to find a way, which ensures much safety.“

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 05:20

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