Coronavirus, Serie A matches behind closed doors until April 3

Coronavirus, partite di serie A a porte chiuse fino al 3 aprile

Coronavirus, Serie A matches behind closed doors until April 3 (Photo Ansa)

ROME – Football matches behind closed doors until 3 April. The Football Federation has made official that Serie A matches will be held, until further notice, behind closed doors. Taking into account – states the FIGC in a note – the provisions issued and the further indications received by the government to deal with the Coronavirus emergency and safeguard public health, in order to avoid the interruption of the sports competition, as well as to ensure its performance and to allow its conclusion, the FIGC has arranged with a specific provision, until further determination, that all the matches organized by the Serie A League be played behind closed doors ".

As for the Italian Cup, the prefect of Naples, Marco Valentini, has decided to postpone the Napoli-Inter match on Thursday evening, the return match of the Italian Cup semifinal. On Tuesday the prefect of Turin had ordered the postponement of the other semifinal, Juventus-Milan, which was scheduled for tonight. New dates yet to be determined.

In his decision, the Neapolitan prefect notes that "about 40 thousand tickets" were sold for Napoli-Inter and this "would inevitably lead to gatherings to control the entrance to the stadium". "The measure prohibiting the sale of coupons to residents in Lombardy – adds the prefect – already taken for reasons of public order, is not sufficient to prevent the possibility of contagion". (Source: Ansa)

Source: Blitz Quotidiano

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