Good news for BVB, FC Bayern and Co.: Over two years after the first ghost in the football Bundesliga, the March waving the full house again.
- “vertex” of the pandemic is probably achieved
- “Base protection” needed further
- Not everywhere the viewers are streamed
According to the resolution of the Federation and Länder on Wednesday, from 20 March, all profound protective measures against the coronavirus should fall.
This applies -, however, depending on the pandemielage – also for the restrictions on the approval of viewers.
“Most likely, hardly restrictions will be there,” said Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD), but he stressed that “basic protection measures as a possibility of action” should continue to be maintained.
“vertex” of the pandemic is probably achieved
Already from 4 March in stadiums and halls of the republic, significantly more fans may be last. The decision provides superregional major events outdoors with up to 25,000 spectators and a maximum capacity utilization of a maximum of 75 percent of total capacity. In halls, a maximum of 6000 spectators may be admitted at most 60 percent capacity utilization.
“We can look more confident than we could in the last few weeks,” said Scholz. The “vertex” of the pandemic is probably achieved. “It’s like many citizens and citizens like me,” said the Chancellor. “Somehow we have earned after these long two years, that it gets better again.” The previously last matchday of the Football Bundesliga with full stages was played from 6 to 8 March 2020.
One of the first major Marchs events before the full ranks is the test match of the German Football National Team on March 26th in Sinsheim against Israel. The Football Bundesliga pauses at the end of March for the international matches.
“Base protection” needed further
Although the country is in a new phase of the pandemic, said North Rhine-Westphalia Prime Minister Hendrik Wüst (CDU), which is currently chairman of the Prime Minister Conference (MPK). “If the Bundestag is not active, then all protective measures run from 20 March.” The pandemic is not aimed at the calendar. Therefore, not all measures should be thrown overboard. “All countries agree that we need a base protection to secure the openings.” These included the mask mask, hygiene concepts, tests and spacers.
The Marchs clubs have been struggling with partly significant audience restrictions since the outbreak of the Corona pandemic. Over months only ghost games were possible, most recently, after a decision of the bosses and bosses of the state law firms outdoors were generally allowed again up to 10,000 spectators. In some stadiums of the Football Bundesliga, there were more effective approvals in the respective countries again 15,000 fans.
Not everywhere the viewers are streamed
The roof organizations of the various Marchs had vehemently used for further opening steps. Donata Hops, the new managing director of the German Football League, had already reported by alarming numbers, to 1.3 billion euros could increase the losses of clubs in the pandemic.
Spectator’s revenues are partly vital for the clubs – especially in the areas away from football.
In all Marchs it will also be about whether the fans actually flush back into the venues immediately, it should be allowed again. “With a fingerless it will not be d1. Not everywhere the spectators will flow again. We will have to work on one or the other place,” said Frank Bohmann, the managing director of the Handball Bundesliga.