Covid-19 is the central theme at Fortuna Dusseldorf in the current week. Virtually daily, the club announces new Corona infections: Six players and Daniel Thiune and athletic coach Andreas Gross were positively tested on the first two days of the week.
With the available players we will exercise tomorrow afternoon.
Due to the many new infections, the entire team has undergone a PCR test. The test showed another twelve positive results with “players and members of the trainer and function team”. “Unfortunately, the Corona wave has fully caught us despite all measures. We hope for everyone on a mild course and good recovery. With the available players we will exercise tomorrow afternoon,” said Fortuna Sports Director Christian Weber on the club website.
On Wednesday morning, the sports director with a view of the upcoming game against Paderborn was still expressed as follows: “As soon as the results of PCR testing exist in the late afternoon, we will discuss the next steps.”
Decision falls on Thursday afternoon
Whether the game against the Ostwestfalen on Saturday afternoon (13.30 clock, live! At Daniel Thiune) can take place as planned, probably decides on Thursday afternoon. Already in the morning, the Düsseldorfer pushed another PCR test. Depending on the exit of the test series, the club will vote for further procedure.
Currently, the fortes are planning to transfer the game, on their website, the club informs his followers with the corresponding corona regulations and regulations for the stadium visit in the Beneteler Arena.