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Jeep Elite (J2): The coronavirus got the better of the Pau-Lacq-Orthez match

ByRoborto Sykes

Sep 28, 2020
Elan Béarnais will not be able to make his first outing at home. While the Pau-Lacq-Orthez club were to face Le Mans on Monday at 9 p.m. Le Mans in one of the posters for the 2nd day of Jeep Elite, the match was postponed to a later date barely an hour before kick-off. The reason is due to the results of the coronavirus screening tests carried out by the players of Elan Béarnais this Monday a few hours before the match. The results made it possible to highlight the presence of a “cluster”, ie a group of players affected by the virus, within the professional workforce and the training center of the Pau club.

The LNB protocol applied to the letter

According to daily information The team, whose eponymous channel was to broadcast the meeting live, no less than eleven members of Elan Béarnais tested on Monday who saw the examination give a positive result. However, according to the health protocol established before the season by the National Basketball League, a match must be automatically canceled and postponed to a later date when a club has to deal with three positive cases proven upstream of a meeting. Faced with a number very clearly higher than this limit, the Sanitary Commission of the LNB could not help but confirm the postponement to a later date of the meeting, even so close to the kickoff, in order to protect health. all the actors and the public who would have made the trip to the Palais des Sports.

BASKET – JEEP ELITE / 2ND DAY
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Monaco – Boulogne-Levallois : 62-72
Nanterre – Bourg-en-Bresse : 82-95

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
8:00 p.m .: Gravelines-Dunkirk – Limoges
8:00 p.m .: Cholet – Chalon-sur-Saône
8:00 p.m .: Châlons-Reims – ASVEL

Postponed to a later date
Pau-Lacq-Orthez – Le Mans
Roanne – Dijon
Le Portel – Orleans
Strasbourg – Boulazac

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