Entertainment Association President optimistic: Possible to end seasons

11:25  30 october  2020
11:25  30 october  2020 Source:   spox.com

Penn State star LB Micah Parsons won't opt back in to 2020 season

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An optimistic Joe D'Antonio, the Colonial Athletic Association commissioner, believes, "Time is on our side. A shorter season could mean keeping conference games and eliminating nonconference matchups. FCS schools would be reluctant to sacrifice games against FBS schools, where financial

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The President of the North German and Lower Saxony Football Associations is confident that he will be able to end the amateur football seasons despite the corona-related interruptions in November. "If the four weeks stay and the weather doesn't play a trick on us afterwards, we can stay in the schedule," said Günter Distelrath of the German press agency.

Ein Fußball fliegt ins Netz. © Jan Woitas / zb / dpa / symbol image A soccer ball flies into the net.

«Before the start of the season, our game committees acted very far-sightedly by introducing the so-called" 2 x 2 solution "for many of our relays. In other words, the

division of the leagues, for example in north and south, ”explained Distelrath. "As a result, we now have a bit of air, which we urgently need in view of the four-week lockdown that is now ahead." A shortening of the playing time is currently not considered.

For Distelrath, who is also Vice President of the DFB, the soccer clubs in Lower Saxony are currently not in acute danger despite the renewed interruption of the game and training operations. "What is the 'fundamental importance of voluntary work for our sport, for our football, we are seeing right now in the pandemic," he said. “Clubs that have a strong volunteer position have come through this time relatively well and will be able to do so in the next four weeks. The volunteers in the associations are Corona heroes for me! "

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