Fans of the leading clubs of the championship of Belarus on football announced the refusal to attend matches because of the pandemic coronavirus. Similar statements were already made by fans of Minsk and Brest Dinamo, BATE Borisov, Soligorsk “Shakhtar”, “Neman” and “Vitebsk”.
Fans of Minsk “Dynamo”: “We accept the decision and call on all the fans and the fans of “Dinamo-Minsk” and other football clubs of Belarus to refrain from visiting stadiums. Think about your elderly relatives, people with chronic diseases, and the physicians who have yet to bear the whole burden of the fight against coronavirus”.
Fans of “Neman”: “This decision is difficult, difficult for us to leave the team without support, but now the main thing – health of our citizens. We encourage all the fan movement Belarus, this. Let’s stay at home, reduce the risks associated with the spread of the coronavirus, protect themselves and their loved ones.”
Fans also called on the football Federation to think about the suspension of the championship of Belarus, which remains the only one in Europe and one of the two existing in the world (with Nicaragua).