Bundesliga Home Challenge: Winning start in front of 4,500 Schalke fans
As football continues to be sidelined by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, 26 Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 clubs have come together for the inaugural “Bundesliga Home Challenge” tournament. FC Schalke 04 opened their account on Saturday (28.3) against FC St. Pauli. Schalke’s professional gamer Tim "Tim Latka" Schwartmann won his opening match 1-0, before Nassim Boujellab dominated his fixture 3-1 in front of 4,500 watching Schalke fans.
FC Schalke 04 players waive their salaries
The first-team players at FC Schalke 04 had already made it clear that they wanted to help out the club and its staff during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Now, they have agreed with the club’s leadership that they will waive parts of their salaries and bonuses until 30th June 2020.