Schalke have said there will be "significant consequences" after a number of the club's youth players were found to have taken part in an illegal football tournament in the city of Oberhausen over the weekend.
Police and the Ordnungsamt -- the public order office -- were informed about an illegal tournament at a ground in the German city of Oberhausen, just west of Schalke's hometown Gelsenkirchen.
Africa's stars were at the heart of the action across the Bundesliga this weekend, with Achraf Hakimi, Ramy Bensebaini and Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi among the players in key roles as German football returned behind closed doors.
The Bundesliga had been on a two-month coronavirus-imposed hiatus before finally being given the green light to resume, and a broader audience watching on television was treated to a fascinating weekend of action and the latest chapter in an engrossing title race.
McKennie, 21, and his Schalke team were on the wrong end of a 4-0 scoreline to Borussia Dortmund at the Westfalenstadion as Germany's top flight began play following an eight-week layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic.