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Game between PEC and FC Groningen is permanently discontinued due to a lightning storm

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Game between PEC and FC Groningen is permanently discontinued due to a lightning storm

24 april 2019 21:12
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The Eredivisie match between PEC Zwolle and FC Groningen’s Wednesday night during the second half altogether because of lightning. It is not yet known whether and when the duel is played out.

The storm came too close in Zwolle, which arbitrator referee Martin van den Kerkhof in the pouring rain – with less than a half hour on the clock – decided to keep the players within the send.

After discussion, it was decided to continue to play. “We have a lot of meteorological information is collected and consultations with the trainers and the presidents of both clubs. We have unfortunately had to decide to definitively cease”, says Van de Kerkhof.

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