Corona alarm at SpVgg Unterhaching: Several soccer players tested positive and the regional league game in Bayreuth was canceled at short notice.
- At 5:17 p.m. on Friday afternoon, SpVgg Unterhaching sent the bad news to the media via WhatsApp: At short notice, the regional league soccer game at leaders SpVgg Bayreuth, actually scheduled for this Saturday (2:00 p.m.), had to be canceled.
The reason: Corona alarm at SpVgg Unterhaching, several players have tested positive for the virus.
The game was canceled by the BFV.
As the press spokesman for SpVgg Unterhaching, Quirin Friedel, reported when asked by Münchner Merkur, the Ciorona quick tests were positive for several players after Thursday training.
Then PCR tests were initiated, the results of which rolled in bit by bit over the course of Friday - and confirmed the initial suspicion.
In the press release of the SpVgg Unterhaching it says: “After realizing this fact, the responsible persons immediately turned to the health department, which then urgently recommended that training and games be stopped up to and including Sunday, September 19.
The Bavarian Football Association then consequently canceled the game. "
By the way, trainer Sandro Wagner is not affected by the corona outbreak in the Hachinger team: He was on training the whole week to get his coaching license and had no direct contact with his players.
SpVgg President Manfred Schwabl expressed absolute understanding that the association, in consultation with the health department, canceled the Bayreuth game at short notice.
“The BFV in the person of game director Josef Janker reacted very professionally and acted carefully.
Many thanks from SpVgg for this, ”says Schwabl.
"Because the health of our players and employees is paramount - regardless of the overriding relocation - we definitely did not consider taking part because of the situation." When the game will be rescheduled is currently still open.