Joshiko Saibou is irritated a lot of people in the corona time before, but this time, the national Basketball players has unravelled obviously heavy triple. Not on the Court, that would not have been so bad. It happened right in the middle of Berlin, between 17,000 people in the controversial demonstration against the government's austerity measures. Because Saibou protested there in a clear rejection of the hygiene rules, he is now unemployed.
On Tuesday announced him to the Bundesliga club Telekom Baskets Bonn, with immediate effect. The official reason for the separation violations "against the requirements of the current work was contract as a professional athlete," it said in the press release.
Bonn President Wolfgang Wiedlich worried players, especially the health of Saibous: The Association is a permanent risk of infection could ", as the player is Saibou, neither to his work colleagues in our Team compared to other BBL Teams in the Competition to answer to," he said.
with no Mouth guard in the gym
From the air Wiedlichs designs are not used. After the visit at the Demonstration last weekend, Saibou was posted on Monday, Instagram Video that showed him without a Mouth guard in the gym alongside national team colleague, Maodo Lo during Training. A lot in that little distance, and, although Saibou had been previously in the case of a mass event.
Along with his girlfriend, the far-jumper, Alexandra Wester, had Saibou in the protest action participated. Under the present right-wing groups and conspiracy theorists, with their crude theses of the athletes sympathizes couple of, apparently, mixed. At the core of the Demo of the Protest, the protesters against the measures of the Federal government to curb the Corona-pandemic state. Many of the participants had not followed the hygiene rules, which is why the event ended early was.
"as an Association We distance ourselves from it"
But already, at the beginning of the pandemic, had Saibou and Wester in Social media is polarized with wild statements. However, Saibou has, otherwise than by his employer, to fear from the German Basketball Federation (DBB) there are no consequences. "We dissociate as a Federation of us," said DBB President Ingo Weiss to the SID on Tuesday: "We accept that our national players Joshiko Saibou has a different opinion."Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 09:20