Austrian League receives green light to restart

VIENNA: the Austrian Bundesliga , the professional soccer of the country league The government gave him the green light to restart after the coronavirus stoppage, he said Tuesday, and all matches will be played without spectators.

The best flight teams had returned to training since April 20, with the players divided into small groups, but there was a stalemate after the government said that if a player tested positive, the entire team would have to be quarantined. for 14 days.

However, after negotiations with the government, it was agreed that only the infected player should isolate himself and that the rest of the team could continue training, provided they yielded negative results.

Full team training can begin from May 15, the league said in a statement.

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With the prevention concept developed by the experts, we guarantee the best possible protection for all players, said Bundesliga managing director Christian Ebenbauer .

Even if empty stadiums have no place in my idea of ​​soccer, they currently give us the only opportunity to return to the field.

The Bundesliga said that its clubs would meet on Wednesday to discuss a start date and fixture list for the rest of the season.