UEFA postpones Euro 2020 until 2021 for COVID-19

After 55-country meeting with clubs and players

17 March, 18:04

    (ANSAmed) - NAPLES, MARCH 17 - The decision to postpone the European football championships by one year was made on Tuesday.

    UEFA made the announcement, noting that all European competitions, for men and for women and for clubs and national teams, have also been postponed indefinitely. Euro 2020 was to have been held June 11-July 11, but UEFA has decided at the end of a video conference to postpone it by a year.

    Taking part in the video conference were the presidents and secretary generals of the 55 national federations of European football, representatives of the European association of football clubs, national championships, and the FIFPro footballers union, alongside UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin. The playoffs for the qualifications for the European championships had been planned for March and were moved to early June, but everything will depend on the situation at that time.

    UEFA has also set up a work group with the participation. of national leagues and clubs to assess possible ways to complete this season's competitions. Decisions on the European cups will be decided in the coming days. Without Euro 2020, national championships can decide to resume matches when the emergency is over. (ANSAmed).

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