BREAKING: Italian Serie A To Return June 13
Serie A teams will return to full training next week as they await government approval, MySportDab reports.
Serie A clubs have selected June 13 as the date the league is set to return from coronavirus suspension.
After a videoconference with all 20 clubs on Wednesday, a large majority selected June 13 as the resumption date.
For the Serie A league to resume they still need the government approval to resume for the remainder of the season.
“Regarding the resumption of sporting activity, the date of June 13 June for the resumption of the championship was indicated.
According cowith government decisions and with the medical protocols for the protection of players and all professionals,” a statement from Serie A said.
Serie A has been on hold since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Italy one of the countries hardest hit by the virus.
“A few minutes ago I received a letter from the president of the FIGC italian Football Federation Gabriele Gravina, in which he announced that the FIGC had accepted all the comments of the Scientific Technical Committee, readjusting the protocol allowing without other difficulties to resume training from May 18,” Spadafora said.
Serie A also confirmed in a statement that all TV rights holders will be complying with payment deadlines, an important step as the league looks to avoid a major financial crisis.
“The Assembly of the Serie A League met today with all the companies present and connected via video conference.
Serie A reiterates, in the relationship with the licensees of the audiovisual rights 2018 through 2021, the need to comply with the payment deadlines set by contracts to maintain a constructive relationship with them,” the statement read.