Coach Pal Dardai, assistant coach Admir Hamzagic and striker Dodi Lukebakio are all remoted at dwelling and exhibiting no signs, the membership mentioned.
File picture of Hertha Berlin coach Pal Dardai. AP
Berlin: Your entire Hertha Berlin crew will transfer into closed premises for 2 weeks after coach Pal Dardai and two others check constructive for the coronavirus forward of a key recreation within the combat towards relegation, the membership introduced on Thursday.
Dardai, assistant coach Admir Hamzagic and striker Dodi Lukebakio are all remoted at dwelling and exhibiting no signs, the membership mentioned. One other assistant coach, Andreas Neuendorf, can be remoted as an in depth contact.
The remainder of the crew and training employees had been set on Thursday to maneuver into closed lodging till April 28, as required by native well being authorities, residing collectively and solely leaving the venue for coaching classes. coaching and video games.
It disrupts Hertha’s preparations for what could possibly be a vital recreation because the well-funded Berlin membership search to keep away from what can be a shock relegation from the Bundesliga. Hertha is fifteenth, one place above the relegation playoff place, and visits 14th place in Mainz on Sunday.
Sporting director Arne Friedrich takes cost of the crew till additional discover. The previous German defender has a training license and was a coach of the German nationwide under-18 crew.
Friedrich mentioned Hertha is taking strict measures to cease the unfold of the virus so the membership can nonetheless subject a crew within the last video games of the season. Friedrich mentioned that along with closed lodging, it means strict social distancing. Hertha was already main each day coronavirus fast checks however will now use the extra delicate PCR check technique.
“We’ll settle for this troublesome state of affairs as a crew and do every little thing attainable to achieve success in our subsequent video games,” Friedrich mentioned in a press release.