“Unfortunately, another case of covid-19 disease appeared in the České Budějovice Motor team, when one of the players tested positive. The entire team, including the coaches, must enter the quarantine,” said representatives of the South Bohemian club on the official website.
České Budějovice must all be quarantined, despite the fact that the chairman of the National Sports Agency, Milan Hnilička, announced on Monday that he had agreed at the Government Council for Health Risks that area quarantine for entire sports teams would be abolished due to one coronavirus case.
Goalkeeper of Budějovice Marek Čiliak.
Motor, which played the match of the Generali Cup of Česká pojišťovna in Pilsen on Thursday, will not play any preparatory matches now.
“We tried to find the maximum possible solution for the team to work. The player did not come into contact with anyone from the club management, so the measures will only apply to the team. This will train in a special mode, respectively those players who do not feel any symptoms, and Furthermore, players will follow the set rules of quarantine. On Monday, everyone will go through testing and based on the results, we will be able to further adjust the regime, “said the director of the regional hygiene station Kvetoslava Kotrbová.
Due to the same problem, České Budějovice suspended preparations on July 24, when one of the team members also had a positive test for covid-19. The team was then quarantined for two weeks.
The engine, which played the match of the Generali Česká pojišťovna Cup in Pilsen on Thursday, but which the positively tested player did not intervene in, will not play any preparatory matches now. But he can train. “We have agreed on the regime that the players are at home, they will drive the car in drapes for training, they will walk through a separate entrance to the Budvar arena, where we have facilities, train and go home,” Motor General Manager Stanislav Bednařík told ČTK.