01. 08. 2020

Erik Shoji – “I don’t think we can play in front of the fans”

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The U.S. national team member Erik Shoji has commented on the new volleyball season following the situation with coronavirus.


The situation with the coronavirus is still dangerous. At the start of the season, I don’t think we can play in front of the fans. This puts too many people at risk. In the case of Russia, we are flying too many games, which exposes us to even more risk. We are not in a bubble-like the players in the NBA, and we are seeing many cases in athletes in other professional leagues. I think this season will be very interesting.”

A member of the Russian team Fakel Noviy Urengoy agrees with Wilfredo Leon that it will be very dangerous to play in front of the fans.



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