In which cases are football games postponed

Official: DFL relocates two second division games after the corona outbreak at Jahn Regensburg

Because of numerous corona cases at the second division Jahn Regensburg, the cup game against Werder Bremen had to be postponed. Now the German Football League has announced that the next two league games of Regensburg will have to be postponed.

The DFB Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday evening between Jahn Regensburg and Werder Bremen had to be canceled due to numerous corona cases at the host. Now the next two games of the second division team have been postponed, the German Football League (DFL) announced on Wednesday afternoon.

"The club's games at VfL Osnabrück (previously: Sunday, March 7th) and against SpVgg Greuther Fürth (previously: Saturday, March 13th) will be postponed after the entire Regensburg licensed team has opted for a Had to go into quarantine at home for 14 days, "reads a message from the DFL. "The club had previously informed about COVID-19 cases in its ranks. The DFL granted a request by SSV Jahn to cancel the two above-mentioned matches on Wednesday." The rescheduling of the games should be decided as soon as possible.

Eight positive cases occurred in the coronavirus outbreak in the SSV Jahn Regensburg team. The British variant of the virus was detected in at least four of the infected. The Regensburg Health Department announced this on Tuesday on request. The health department specified that trainer Mersad Selimbegovic was one of the eight infected. The coach's positive results had already become known at the end of last week. Because the individual contacts within the team could no longer be traced in detail, the entire team was quarantined for 14 days, starting on Friday and Saturday, depending on the last contact.