five Chinese league matches postponed due to Covid-19
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the organization of sporting events in China.
The Chinese football championship announced on Friday the postponement of five matches due to the “great pressure” that the Covid pandemic is placing on sports events in the country.
These matches counting for the Chinese Super League have been postponed to “a later date“, said the league on its social networks.
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This decision was madein order to ensure the health safety of the players“, said the league.
Although the Winter Olympics were able to take place in February, the zero covid policy implemented by the Chinese government continues to disrupt the organization of international sports competitions initially planned in the country and which have been postponed or even canceled.
Some football clubs are on the verge of bankruptcy, despite aid from the Chinese state to recruit renowned foreign players and coaches. As for the men’s national team, they failed to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar this winter.
In May, China withdrew its bid for the 2023 Asian Nations Cup, again due to the pandemic.
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