Georgia-Russia Rugby Match to be Held in Empty Stadium amid Coronavirus Risk

The Georgia-Russia rugby match scheduled for March 14 at the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium in Tbilisi will be held without spectators amid coronavirus fears, the Georgian Rugby Union has announced. 

Those citizens who have already bought tickets to attend the match, will get their ticket money back.

“Given the current situation related to the new coronavirus, the match between the Georgian and Russian rugby teams will be held without spectators. Those who have already bought the tickets to attend the match should address TKT.GE to get their money back.

"We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you very much for being a fan," the Rugby Union of Georgia said in a statement.

24 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Georgia so far. Currently, there are 298 people in quarantine and 46 people under supervision in hospitals in the country.

By Ana Dumbadze 


12 March 2020 14:23