Germany’s qualifier towards Iceland on regardless of constructive COVID-19 check
‘The match can be held, with none doubt,’ the federation’s spokesman Jens Rittner advised AFP subsidiary SID after talks with native well being authorities.
Germany’s opening 2022 World Cup qualifier towards Iceland on Thursday will go forward regardless of one in all Joachim Loew’s squad testing constructive for COVID-19 , the German soccer federation introduced.
“The match can be held, with none doubt,” the federation’s spokesman Jens Rittner advised AFP subsidiary SID after talks with native well being authorities.
Bild tabloid recognized the participant as twice-capped ahead Jonas Hofmann who performs for Borussia Moenchengladbach.
One other German worldwide, the eight-times capped RB Leipzig defender Marcel Halstenberg, is taken into account his shut contact.
Regardless of testing unfavourable he may even should isolate, ruling him out of calculations for the 1945 GMT kick-off in Duisburg.
The remainder of Loew’s males can be found to play, though Bild famous that “it is extremely doubtless the gamers can be retested” earlier than the sport
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