Football: Serie A Won’t Resume Until It’s Safe

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Serie A 2019-20 season will not resume untill ‘health condition allows it’ amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, Italian Football authorities said in a statement. Serie A was suspended indefinitely last month, due to the COVID-19 pandemic scare.

The month of May was being looked like the potential start point, but those plans have now been scrapped after the meeting between Lega Serie A and the Italian Players’ Association (AIC), Goal.com reported.

“The Lega Serie A assembly meeting took place this afternoon, with all 20 clubs present via video conference. The position that emerged from talks between UEFA, ECA and the European Leagues held yesterday was represented at the meeting,” the official statement read.

“With regards to the possible completion of the remaining Serie A and Coppa Italia matches, Lega Serie A will only consider the resumption of sporting activity when health conditions allow it, adhering, as it has always done, to government decrees and taking into primary consideration the protection of the health of the players and all those involved,” it added.

Earlier, Italy’s PM Giuseppe Conte has banned the Serie A club from starting team training at least till April 13. And There were reports that Napoli and Lazio were planning to return to training.

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