Coach and striker positive: Corona caught Hertha hard in the relegation battle

Coach and striker positive
Corona caught Hertha hard in the relegation battle

In the relegation battle, concerns for Hertha BSC are growing: As the club announces, there are two prominent corona cases. That will have a major impact on the upcoming games. Table 16 is allowed to compete. yet.

At Hertha BSC, coach Pal Dardai, assistant coach Admir Hamzagic and striker Dodi Lukebakio have tested positive for Corona. Quarantine at home was ordered for those affected. “Everyone is symptom-free,” said the Berlin Bundesliga club. Co-trainer Andreas Neuendorf was classified as a first-degree contact person and is also in quarantine.

According to information from Hertha, the next league game on Sunday in the relegation battle at FSV Mainz 05 can still take place. The team is temporarily supervised by sports director Arne Friedrich, who has a trainer A license.

After consultation with the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf health department, the team, coaching team and close employees around the cadre are isolated in a shared area. This is initially valid until April 28th. The quarters can only be left for training sessions and games. The home game against SC Freiburg is scheduled for next Wednesday, and the Berlin team are scheduled to play at Schalke 04 on the following Saturday.

“After consulting with our hygiene officer in the past international break, we had tightened the hygiene measures again, for example implemented daily quick tests before they became mandatory in the DFL hygiene concept. Now we are forced to take this isolation measure due to the cases that have occurred.” Friedrich quoted in the association’s announcement.