For now the French championship is safe, but the advance on Friday that should have opened the Ligue 1 has been missed due to covid.
The game that was supposed to open Friday at 19, the championship of the French Ligue 1, Olympique Marseille Saint-Etienne, has been postponed.
Ligue 1, skip the first
Four cases of positivity to Covid-19 among Marseille players. It is learned from the RMC-Sport radio.
In all, there are about thirty positive players at Covid in the French top division which will begin in three days.
League rules require a match to be postponed if four or more players on a team have tested positive.
Last week the announcement of the first case, but today's confirmation on three other suspects. And the number of 4 cases could allow the French Football League to postpone the match, scheduled for 7pm on Friday at the Vélodrome stadium.
Nîmes Olympique has also announced two suspected cases, arranging for the isolation of all staff pending tests.
On 9 August, the two teams met for a friendly 1-0 victory by the Marseillais.
The opening match of the French football championship between Marseille and Saint Etienne scheduled for Friday has been postponed to mid-September.
The match at the Vélodrome will be held on Wednesday 16 or Thursday 17 September, "subject to the evolution of health conditions in the Olympique de Marseille club", explains the League itself in a statement.
In Peru, the covid championship has just resumed
Across the ocean, the Peruvian championship blocked ten days ago.
The first match of the top league was played after a five-month break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Shortly after the match between Universitario and Cantolao at the Nacional stadium in Lima (0-0), the Peruvian Institute of Sport (IPD) announced in a statement that due to "health and safety risks", "the other matches of the 7th day of the championship ", (source Ansa)
Source: Blitz Quotidiano