Arbitrator Sergei Karasev infected with coronavirus
Football / RPL
At the football referee Sergei Karasev diagnosed with coronavirus.
“I was looking forward to the match between the national teams of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Netherlands in the League of Nations, but unfortunately my last coronavirus test was positive. I immediately took all the necessary measures, reported this to the Russian Football Union and UEFA. The disease is asymptomatic. Now I am in self-isolation and do not contact anyone. I urge everyone to be careful and wear masks and gloves in public. I hope that very soon I will be able to return to my favorite work, “R-Sport quotes Karasev as saying.
It was reported that the Romanian referee Istvan Kovacs was appointed for the group stage match of the League of Nations between the national teams of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Netherlands on October 11, where Karasev was supposed to work with his team of judges. The appointment of the reserve referee remained unchanged – the match will be served by Russian Sergey Ivanov.