Feyenoord will be welcoming almost 13,000 supporters to their first three home games of the coming season. The Rotterdammers have told the club that.
The decision was made partly on the basis of good practice matches in August, the Rotterdammers write on their website. Normally, De Kuip can handle over 51,000 visitors, but due to the coronapandemic this is not possible for the time being. Of course, corona-measures such as keeping your distance and not singing or cheering have to be taken into account.
Feyenoord will play their first home game against FC Twente on Sunday 20 September. A week later ADO Den Haag will be visiting and on 18 October the Rotterdammers will play against fellow-citizen Sparta.
During Feyenoord’s open practice session at De Kuip, which was attended by 1,800 supporters, it became clear that not singing and cheering is not so easy: