Restart in ice hockey: the DEB plans to return to the ice

in Spite of the Coronavirus pandemic, the German hockey Federation (DEB) plans to continue with the traditional "Deutschland Cup" in November. "This is a vit

Restart in ice hockey: the DEB plans to return to the ice

in Spite of the Coronavirus pandemic, the German hockey Federation (DEB) plans to continue with the traditional "Deutschland Cup" in November. "This is a vital tournament for the DEB, we also want to hold on to," said DEB sports Director Stefan Schaidnagel on Thursday: "It is so important, because we are not in direct preparation for the Olympic games." Because of the Coronavirus in may in Switzerland, the planned world Cup has failed. The next winter games in Beijing, held in early 2022.

the basis for the implementation of the Germany Cup, also in front of spectators in Krefeld, Germany (7. to 10. November) the concept of Hygiene, the Association presented on Thursday. The DEB and German ice hockey League (DEL) are confident to enable back soon for a regulated training and operation of the game. "This is a pretty good concept, we bring the players back on the ice," said DEL game Manager Jörg von Ameln.

However, the essential points are still open. So, there is still no feedback from the policy concept that should already be present since the beginning of the month at crucial Points. "As of today, we do not have the Feedback yet. We will discuss in the coming days and weeks with the decision-makers,“ admitted Schaidnagel.

Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 08:19

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