Controversial decision of the UEFa
Attack of Manchester: it will not postpone the Europe League
Published:23/05/2017 - 17:45h
Updated:23/05/2017 - 17:47h
The UEFA has decided to confirm the dispute of the final of the Europe League that it will contest in Solna in spite of the attack suffered this Monday at night in Manchester. The Ajax of Amsterdam and Manchester United will contest it this next Wednesday
After the attack occurred this Monday at night in Manchester, the UEFA has decided to go on with the dispute of the final of the Europe League. The one who will confront to Manchester United and Ajax of Amsterdam this Wednesday, from the 20.45 hours in the Friends Sand of Solna (Sweden).
A terrorist attack left 22 dead persons and until 59 injured in the Manchester Sand, while it concluded the concert of the American singer Ariana Big. Something that has left very touched to the citizens of the English city and that, in concrete and thinking in this final, would have left desolado to the Portuguese technician José Mourinho.
"The UEFA is conmocionada by the attack of last night in Manchester. Our thoughts are with the victims and the families of all the affected", reacted the maximum organism of the European football to the enterarse of the news.
However, in a following communiqué aimed that "at present there is not specific information that can suggest that any one of the activities of the final of the Europe League in Stockholm can be white of attacks". That is to say, that did not postpone the dispute of the duel between English and Dutch.
The UEFA decides to contest the final of the Europe League
"The UEFA has worked acutely with the local authorities and the Swedish Federation during several months and the terrorist risk was taken into account from the start. Besides, several measures of additional security put in practice after the attacks occurred in Stockholm the past April", aimed without thinking that the attack have been able to leave touched to the players "network devils".
"Because of the intense measures of security" the UEFA did a recommendation so that the fans of both teams that attend to the stadium "the sooner possible". As there will be controls in the accesses that could cause demoras in the entrance to the Friends Sand.