Alexander Ceferin, president of UEFA, in a press conference


UEFA warns its members: It wants all the leagues to be completed

Published:3/04/2020 - 09:15h

Updated:3/04/2020 - 12:15h

UEFA is still working to put solutions to the coronavirus crisis, and this Thursday it has raised its voice again. The international body wants the leagues to be completed and has warned its members not to follow the example of Belgium

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The sportive authorities continue looking for solutions for the crisis of the coronavirus, and have not taken well the decision of Belgium. Against of his recommendations, the Managerial Board of the Jupiler Pro League has opted for giving by finished the championship of the regularity, and when it ratify this measure in the General Assembly of next 15 April, the title will go to stop to the vitrinas of the Witches, the leader before the stop.

According to a letter to which has had access 'Sky Sports' the UEFA, the Association of European Clubs (ECA) and the Association of European Leagues (EPFL) keep his will to complete the pending parties, so much regarding the domestic competitions as to the international tournaments. Through this text would have communicated it to him to his 55 federations member and to the respective clubs and national leagues.

The three organisms that govern the old continent plead for the unit and for respecting the results obtained on the lawn in the measure of the possible: "it Is of great importance that even an event disruptivo like this epidemic do not prevent that our competitions decide in the field, in accordance with his rules and that all the sportive titles award in function of the results. Like responsible leaders in our sport, this is what have to guarantee, until it exist the last possibility and while the solutions of planning, operative and regulatorias are available".

"We trust that the football can reiniciarse in the next months, with conditions that will be dictated by the public authorities", have added, doing reference to the protocols of performance and to the planning of the diverse possible stages in which it is working from does weeks. In these circumstances, refuse an individual performance and precipitated, as the British media reproduces in this writing: "we Think that any decision to abandon the national competitions is, in this stage, premature and no justified".

The message finishes with a warning to all his members, ensuring that they will review the classifications that have not determined following the usual criteria: "Since the participation in the competitions of clubs of the UEFA is determined by the sportive result attained at the end of a complete national competition, a premature ending would launch doubts on the fulfillment of said condition. The UEFA reserves the right to evaluate the right of the clubs to be admitted to the competitions of clubs of the UEFA 2020/21, in accordance with the norms of applicable competition".

The decision of the Jupiler Pro League

The Jupiler Pro League based his decision in the sanitary and governmental recommendations and decided to conclude all his leagues, although it will treat of reprogramar the final of the Glass of the country. The Witches has been chosen champion because it took him out 15 points to the second classified in the moment in which it detained the football, although it still was pending a playoff that contest the six first and that finish defining to a winner. In addition to topping to the 'blauw-zwart', advanced that there will be descents and that the European positions will be subject also to this road, although these last suppositions are slopes of confirmation.

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