The Soccer / J-League has decided to gradually introduce support from the official game next month, which is prohibited as an infection control measure.

Currently, the J-League of soccer does not allow aloud support at the stadium as a countermeasure against the infection of the new coronavirus.

However, as a result of coordinating with the government under Yoshikazu Nonomura, who took office in March, we decided to gradually introduce support from the official game next month. rice field.

Specifically, based on the government's basic coping policy, the number of spectators will be limited to 50% of the capacity, and an area will be set up where people can support aloud on condition that they wear masks.

As the first stage, the J League Cup match scheduled at Kashima Stadium in Kashima City, Ibaraki Prefecture on the 4th or 11th of next month, and the J2 league match scheduled at Ajinomoto Stadium in Chofu City, Tokyo on the 12th of next month. In total, we will set up seats that can support up to 3000 people in two games, and verify whether they can be operated properly.

In these games, with the cooperation of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, we are planning to investigate the concentration of carbon dioxide in the area of ​​voice support.

Then, in the official game held in July, about 6 games, seats that can support up to 7,000 people aloud will be set up and further verification will be repeated, and in August the desired club can introduce vocal support. I want to prepare the environment.

Chairman Nonomura said, "I think that the amount of heat that customers generate when thinking about soccer is a very important factor. I want to move forward after confirming safety and security while steadily taking steps. I was talking.