Aleksander Ceferin in a UEFA press conference

MEASURES AGAINST THE CRISIS

UEFA insists and recommends to federations that leagues and cups have to be completed

Published:22/04/2020 - 12:01h

Updated:22/04/2020 - 12:15h

UEFA met its member associations on Tuesday, and after their meeting released an official statement. The European body insists and recommends that leagues and cups have to be completed

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The crisis of the coronavirus follows concerning to the world of the football, that works actively in search of solutions. In the last weeks, the sportive authorities have kept direct line with the governmental managers, to know the evolution of the pandemia and can build in base to her a planning that allow to restart the season 2019-20, that remained cut with almost a third for contesting .

The UEFA went back to gather this Tuesday with the representatives of the 55 federations member, and insisted in restarting the campaign. In the official communiqué that the organism published after his already usual meeting through videoconference detailed part of the information treated, and concretised that it could have more novelties after the new commitment to the that will attend the Thursday, that will gather to his Executive Committee.

The telematic connection served to put in common several options to reorganise the calendar, that cover so many relative parties to the national competitions like the ones of the international tournaments of clubs. These proposals Are studying with the two groups of work that elaborated around the middle of March, with the aim to distribute tasks and speed up the management of this delicate and unstable situation.

The text recalca what the president Alexander Ceferin has repeated in several occasions in his recent interventions, and is that "it recommended encarecidamente that finished the national competitions of league and glass". The leader already has defended the road to contest meetings to enclosed door, an alternative that is not exenta of difficulties but that would serve to put end to the stop and follow advancing.

Further to reiterate the commitments of finance through his program 'Hat Trick', the UEFA admitted that it understands that it can have cancellations by some "special cases". Thus, it is elaborating some relative guidelines to the participation in his championships, to help to the federations to take decisions linked to his normative if it could not finalise one of his leagues or glasses.

Holland also trastoca the plans of the UEFA

One of these special cases could be the one of the Dutch Federation after the decree that prohibe the football at least until September. The KNVB pretended to restart the course and even already had posed several dates, but the statements of the prime minister have cut him the wings and could force to give by finalised the Eredivisie. After the corresponding query to the UEFA, the federative organism will gather with the clubs and the managers of the league to take decisions like the title, the promotions and descents and the mentioned European notes.

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