New hygiene concept: In the Cup apply their own laws

can Not have full stadiums, but a little atmosphere, and maybe even a beer: The games in the DFB Cup as the matches in the 3. League and women League will be pl

New hygiene concept: In the Cup apply their own laws

can Not have full stadiums, but a little atmosphere, and maybe even a beer: The games in the DFB Cup as the matches in the 3. League and women League will be played in spite of the Coronavirus pandemic with viewers. With a decision by the DFB Presidium of the German football in the Corona-crisis fights at least a little piece of normality. The management Committee of the German football Association (DFB) decided on Monday at its meeting the necessary additions in the implementing rules to the DFB regulations.

The final approval of Fans and the determination of the maximum number of spectators is the responsibility of however, the competent health authorities. Both are governed by the regional disposal locations, and must be voted on by each club individually. "Health and safety is unchanged in the first place. We are in football aware of the great responsibility and want to set a good example for the Sport“, said DFB General Secretary of the Friedrich Curtius.

The flexible solutions could lead to some games in the 1. Cup round on the second weekend of September, with public place, while other games need to be played in front of empty stands. A similar scenario threatens to be a week later, at the start of season 3. League. Definitely no access to the stadiums by the end of the year, Fans of the host club.

Who has a Ticket for the DFB-Pokal or the 3. League won, may even hope to get in spite of the General serving prohibition of alcohol in the stadium a beer. "In the case of an explicit permission by the local authorities, associations of the 3 can. League and the participants of the DFB Cup to lift this ban, exceptionally,“ said the DFB. For the women's League this rule does not apply, as also for the whole of professional football.

Updated Date: 01 September 2020, 03:19

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