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COVID-19: French Ligue 1 And 2 Season Cancelled

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The French Ligue 1 and a couple of 2019/20 season has been cancelled after Edouard Philippe on Tuesday mentioned soccer matches is not going to be performed within the nation till September.

“The big sporting affairs cannot occur before September. The 2019-20 football season cannot return,” Philippe mentioned as a part of measures to curb the unfold of COVID-19.

The French Skilled Soccer League (LFP) had final week revealed plans for the resumption of the leagues on June 17 with UEFA giving August 2 because the date for the completion of home leagues in Europe.

In a press release, the LFP, nevertheless, mentioned in accordance with the pronouncements made by the Prime Minister, the 2019-20 Ligue 1 and a couple of season has ended.

“The LFP Board of Directors, which met on Tuesday 28 April, has taken note of the declarations by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe,” the assertion learn.

“Because the case has been for the reason that starting of this well being disaster, the LFP will adhere strictly to the choices of the federal government and medical authorities.

“The Board of Administrators will meet on 30 April to analyse the sporting and financial penalties of the measures introduced by the Prime Minister.

“Following this assembly the Board of Administrators should formally determine to finish the 2019-20 season and name a Common Meeting of the LFP.”

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