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FC Koln to Conduct Training despite Members Being Tested Positive for Virus
FC Koln to Conduct Training despite Members Being Tested Positive for Virus
FC Koln to Conduct Training despite Members Being Tested Positive for Virus
Football FC Koln to Conduct Training despite Members Being Tested Positive for Virus

FC Koln to Conduct Training despite Members Being Tested Positive for Virus

German Koln experienced a loss on Friday when it was revealed that three team members have COVID-19.

Only two days after these three team members tested positive for COVID-19, Koln nonetheless said they are able to conduct training camps for quarantine. “The FC Koln would go into a training camp with the squad sooner than expected in the DFL medical definition.” stated a club release. It went on:

“The precondition is getting politicians to support continuing the season. FC Köln may undergo team work under the terms of a training camp, should it be allowed. It happens as soon as politicians reach a constructive decision to extend the Bundesliga season – earliest in the coming week.”

The Bundesliga group believes they will resume team training ‘in a safe area’ until policymakers allow the initiative to get back on track:

“Nonetheless, FC Koln tend to continue this time at the start of team preparation.

“Thereafter the manager, coaching and backroom personnel would come together in a safe area for team preparation. This type of voluntary quarantine expanded the current definition of infection prevention and hygiene, and seek to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection.

“The measure will / has been taken independently of COVID-19 test outcomes at FC. The DFL’s Task Force Sports Medicine / Extraordinary Matchday Operation framework now calls for all players to go to quarantine-for a week before the restart of the games.”

Since April 6, Koln players have been back practicing at the club’s sports center, taking part in individual workouts.

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