The Brisitsh & Iris Lions tour it does not give for rest in the operative thing. The organizers every day must resolve each situation that arises and after announcing the official schedule of the tour of South Africa, the news came with that matches will be played behind closed doors, which implies that there will be no public in the appointments of the combined by African lands.
“We are hopeful that restrictions will be relaxed attendance at sporting events but, at the moment, we are planning an event behind closed doors, ”said the Chief Executive Officer of SA Rugby, Jurie Roux. “If that requirement changes, we will evaluate the available options and make the necessary decisions based on current restrictions,” added the CEO.
From the Old Continent and in tune with the South Africans, the Lions demonstrated through their Executive Director, Ben Calveley, that “we would like to thank to all Lions supporters for your patience and understanding as we continue to navigate through the impact of the pandemic, and we also extend our enormous gratitude to our business partners for their incredible continued support. ”
However, it later clarifies in the statement that “all holders of tickets for the game will receive a full refund. SA Rugby also confirmed that SA resident ticket holders would have the first right to purchase tickets for the match if restrictions on attendance at sporting events were lifted. “
On their official website the British and Irish Lions clarify that “South Africa is currently categorized as ‘red’ for Covid 19 by the UK government. The UK government states that travel to countries or territories on the red list for leisure reasons”.