Two FC Cologne players test positive for Covid-19, but club will continue training

4 May 2020

Photo: PA Images Two nameless players from FC Cologne along with one employee have now gone into self-isolation.

Two nameless players along with one employee have now gone into self-isolation.

The club's managing director believes the German Football League's hygiene regiments are working as is intended.

Emil Gjerding Nielson

Two players and one employee from FC Cologne have tested positive for Covid-19, raising questions about whether the Bundesliga will be able to resume play fairly and safely on its otherwise green-lighted resumption date.

The Bundesliga could become the first league in Europe to reconvene on 16th May and in preparation clubs have started testing their players for Covid-19. However, some have criticised football for valuing profit over health and claim now is too early to resume.

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