Football competitions in France will resume in August, has announced Edouard Philippe on Tuesday. UEFA has not yet defined how it intends to terminate the competition was halted after the 8th finals by the pandemic.The players of PSG and Borussia Dortmund before the match of the 8th finals of the Champions League at the parc des Princes, Paris, on march 11, 2020. (GETTY / UEFA / AFP)
Play, at all costs. The president of PSG, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi said Tuesday, April 28, as his club qualified for the quarterfinals of the champions League, was ready to play foreign games “if it was not possible to play in France”. His speech came just hours after Prime minister Edouard Philippe closed the door to a resumption of the competition in France before August, “even behind closed doors” , as specified by the ministry of Sports.
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“With the agreement of UEFA, we plan to participate in the final phase of the champions League places and dates where it will be organized. If it is not possible to play in France, we will play our matches abroad, ensuring us of the best conditions of safety for our players and our staff”, said the leader of qatar, in a news release. “We respect the decision of the French government”, assured Nasser Al-Khelaïfi.
In the Face of the pandemic coronavirus, the UEFA board on the assumption of complete C1 the course of the month of August, according to a document viewed by AFP. The 8th-finals will end August 7 and 8, and the quarter-finals, with PSG, competing between 11 and 15 August. The final would be, it, scheduled on 29 August.