As a countermeasure against the new coronavirus, a waiting period of 14 days is required after returning from overseas, but the match of the Japan national football team is considered as part of the strengthening activities for the Tokyo Olympics, so practice during the waiting period Participation in the match will be accepted.
Regarding the requirement for a 14-day waiting period after returning from overseas, the Japan Football Association and others have said that they cannot select J-League players in Japan as members of the Japan national team's warm-up game held in Europe by last month. He has requested the government to relax the restrictions, saying that it is having an impact.
As a result, the match of the Japan national football team is considered to be part of the strengthening activities for the Tokyo Olympics, and from the 4th on the condition that thorough infection prevention measures are taken, as with some Olympic athletes designated for strengthening, during the waiting period Participation in practice and games will be accepted.
This means that there will be less hindrance to J-League players' participation in overseas national team games and players belonging to overseas clubs to participate in domestic games.
In addition, the three J-League teams that have participated in the ACL = Asian Champions League, which has been held in Qatar since the end of last month, will also be allowed to practice and participate in the match during the waiting period after returning to Japan.
Qualifying for the World Cup Qatar tournament is expected to resume next spring, and Kozo Tashima, chairman of the Japan Football Association, said, "This will be a big step toward the future. We will continue to take measures against infection in accordance with the guidelines." I was talking.