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MSV Duisburg vs. VfL Osnabrück rescheduled

The third division game between MSV Duisburg and VfL Osnabrück, which was canceled due to a racist insult, will be repeated on February 2nd.

The German Football Association (DFB) has rescheduled the duel for 7 p.m., according to the amended North Rhine-Westphalian Corona Protection Ordinance, 750 spectators will be admitted.

VfL professional Aaron Opoku was “severely racially insulted” from the stands in the 35th minute. The following crash was the first because of a racist incident in German professional football: Both teams as well as referee Nicolas Winter and his team left the field. After a short period of reflection, VfL was unable to continue playing.

The DFB sports court decided on a new appointment, following the request of both clubs and the DFB control committee.

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