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(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 23, 2021 Moenchengladbach’s German midfielder Jonas Hofmann takes part in a training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League, last 16, first-leg football match Borussia Moenchengladbach v Manchester City in Moenchengladbach, western Germany. – Germany’s opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Iceland on March 25, 2021 will go ahead despite German midfielder Jonas Hofmann testing positive for Covid-19, the association has confirmed. (Photo by Ina FASSBENDER / AFP)

Germany’s opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Iceland on Thursday will go ahead despite German midfielder Jonas Hofmann testing positive for Covid-19, the association has confirmed.

“The match will be held, without any doubt,” Jens Grittner, a spokesman for the German Football Association (DFB), told AFP subsidiary SID after talks with local health authorities.

On Thursday afternoon, the German FA confirmed media reports that Borussia…



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