July 23, 2020

Pillows, Lego, karaoke: China football to begin in virus ‘bubble’

Suzhou (China) (AFP) – Some players have brought their own pillows and one even has a box of Lego as the much-delayed Chinese Super League prepares to launch on Saturday in a tightly controlled environment to thwart the coronavirus.Hundreds of players will spend about 70 days in two sealed-off hotels as China’s top-tier football season, which was scheduled to start in February, gets under way more than five months late.Despite the highly unusual circumstances, the CSL’s start is a big step forward for sport in China, where the virus emerged in the central city of Wuhan late last year before sp…

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