S. Korea postpones football season over virus

A thermal scanner at a government complex in Sejong, South Korea. Authorities have so far confirmed 763 cases of novel coronavirus in the country, most of them linked to Shincheonji, a controversial religious sect, and seven deaths. – EPA pic, February 24, 2020.

SOUTH Korea’s K-league today postponed the start of the new football season in the face of the growing novel coronavirus outbreak in the country.

“The K-league has decided to temporarily postpone the start of the 2020 K-league season until the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak eases,” it said in a statement.

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