After Germany, that declared yesterday 2019/20 season is over, on Friday morning, also the ÖVV board declared Denizbank AG Volley League Women & Men 2019/20 and the 2nd Bundesliga 2019/20 to be over. The uncertain situation and the rapidly changing situation due to the increasing restrictions caused by coronavirus were decisive for this decision.
The immediate end of the season means that additional trips and the associated increased risks of infection in terms of the health of the players are avoided. In addition, some foreigners have already asked to be allowed to return to their home countries while travel from Austria is still possible.
Furthermore, the board decided that due to the exceptional situation there will be no relegations, and a regulation that will be communicated in the next few days will decide on the final positions for European Cup and the MEVZA League.