The 36 golf equipment in Germany’s two high divisions have accepted the proposal by the German Soccer League (DFL) to place the competitions on maintain till April 2 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the DFL’s chief govt stated on Monday. The Bundesliga and second-tier sides agreed on the transfer throughout a common assembly in Frankfurt and can come collectively once more in April to make one other determination.
“It does not imply we’ll restart the competitors after this date,” chief govt Christian Seifert stated.
“Our greatest enemy is the coronavirus, however our second greatest enemy is the state of uncertainty.
“For now, no-one can say in good religion when soccer will restart. It is too early to find a way say the season will not come to an finish,” he stated.
If the well being scenario permits it the DFL would like to carry matches behind closed doorways to maintain maintain of the revenue from tv rights which the skilled outfits closely rely on.
Cash from broadcasting offers assist make use of 56,000 individuals throughout the Bundesliga groups with 1000’s extra not directly impacted.
“A degree will arrive, with out followers, with out TV rights, and with out the sponsorship revenue, the golf equipment’ futures shall be threatened,” he stated.
“We’re at present preventing for these 1000’s of jobs, not so we are able to pay the salaries of the gamers,” he added.