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KV Kortrijk considering legal action after postponing match against Antwerp: 'Pro League goes against its own regulations'

KV Kortrijk considering legal action after postponing match against Antwerp: ‘Pro League goes against its own regulations’

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At KV Kortrijk they are not happy with the postponement of their match against Antwerp. This decision came after discovering the Corona outbreak in Antwerp and they requested a postponement from the Professional League. And she said, in response to De Kyrillos: “The Professional League had previously explicitly decided not to postpone any other matches due to Corona.” Kortrijk is considering legal action.

Gretel Korevitz

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“Our club believes this decision is illegal,” KV Kortrijk said in a reply Saturday evening. “This was also the initial opinion of the calendar director, who indicated last night that there is currently no regulatory framework within the current federation regulations for the postponement of these (and any other) matches by the calendar director of the Pro League in the case of a large number of positive players, as it is The case with Antwerp. The Pro League has also previously explicitly decided not to postpone any other matches due to Corona, and this is due to the already busy calendar. Unlike other competitions, no matches today can be postponed due to Corona. “

“However, our club received a message this afternoon that the match would be postponed, despite its own regulations, with only a vague reference to the ‘new omikron variant which appears to be particularly contagious’, and injuries in Antwerp are the cause. It will be the result.” , it appears in men. “Our club notes that the rules are only of relative value and that from now on any club that suffers from even one Omicron contamination can ask for a match to be postponed.”

Kortrijk also said she is considering legal action. “In such a context, fair competition appears to be a pure utopia and threatens even to complete it.”

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