All european club and international matches in handball is cancelled up to 12. april.
It writes The European Håndboldforbund (EHF) on its website.
- the Decision is taken in light of the developments in the spread of the Covid-19 across Europe and to protect the fans, the players, the coaches and the employees ' health, write the EHF.
the Cancellation involves among other things the Champions League in men and women, EHF Cup matches and qualification for the women's european championship finals in december.
the Latter is Denmark, is already guaranteed a place at, as Denmark is the host country, together with Norway.
The Danish håndboldkvinder should have played two test matches against Brazil 28. and 29. march, but already on Thursday announced the Danish Handball Federation (DHF), the matches were cancelled.
the Fighting should have been the first under the new national coach, Jesper Jensen, who at the beginning of march was designated as the successor of Klavs Bruun Jørgensen.
Jesper Jensen, who is also the coach of Team Esbjerg, was with the club also having played in the Champions League quarter-final against Budućnost from Montenegro, 5. april and 12. april. The matches are also exposed.
The same is Aalborg Håndbolds two first knockout round in the Champions League against Porto, that would have been the game 21. and 29. march.
in Addition to the international matches the domestic league has been put on pause.
All Danish league games are cancelled the next two weeks. DHF also has on Friday decided to end the season for all rows except leagues and 1. division.
It is not only håndbolden affected by the extensive virus outbreaks.
A wide variety of events across the sports world over have been cancelled or postponed in recent days.
on Friday, The union of European Football associations (Uefa), to all matches in the Champions League and the Europa League in the coming week is postponed for an indefinite time.
in Addition, a wide range of football leagues - including premier League, Premier League and Serie A also suspended.