Matches played without spectators due to the coronavirus strain the clubs financially.
The Netherlands aims to take the necessary precautions and play matches with a certain number of spectators.
According to the decision of the Dutch Football Federation (KNVB), Eredivisie and teams in the 2nd League will be able to open the stadium gates to the fans as of April 23-25.
7 THOUSAND 500 FANS WILL WATCH THE MATCH IN AJAX-AZ ALKMAR
7,500 fans will be able to watch the match at the Amsterdam Arena in the Ajax – AZ Alkmaar fight that will be played on April 25th.
Dutch Football Association Director Eric Gudde said, This is a gratifying and new step after recent experiences; we will offer fans the opportunity to watch matches in stadiums after a long break.
Fans will have a test 24 hours before coming to the match and will be in the stands if it results negative. Each of the fans will be 1.5 meters apart. Although the audience decision is expected to continue until the end of May, no clear decision has yet been made.
Eric Gudde, said, “Quick tests will be activated in May. There are exciting steps, this season will end and the fans will take their place in the stadiums.”
5 thousand fans followed the match from the tribune in the 2022 World Cup European Qualifiers match against Latvia, where the Netherlands beat 2-0 on the field.