After 14 months the public will return to the professional soccer league and ACB basketball in those territories with less incidence of covid-19, that is, in those areas where phase 1 of the pandemic. This has been advanced in a press conference at the Palacio de la Moncloa by the Minister of Culture and Sports, Jose Manuel Rodriguez Uribes, which considers it “good news” that the public can return to the stadiums and pavilions when there are barely two days until the end of the first division league and the last two days of the regular phase and all the matches of the Endesa League playoff.
However, it is yet to be defined which teams will be able to benefit from this return of the public to their courts. Rodriguez Uribes it did not make it clear whether the autonomous community or the city where the game is to be played should be in phase 1. To date, only the autonomous community of Valencia It is in phase 1 (with an incidence of less than 50 days after 14 days). It could be that some communities improve their situation and meet the conditions in the days prior to one of the matches, so decisions will be taken “in real time.” “This is game by game,” he said. Uribes.
In the Barça, for example, three of the professional sections (handball, futsal and hockey) have an audience but not basketball. In addition, the PNV has already notified this Wednesday through its spokesperson Aitor Esteban that the decision corresponds to the communities and not to the government.