It was too optimistic to hope for A Series reboot in the beginning of may, recognises the Italian minister for sport.

It is very doubtful that the ball rolls again in Serie A at the beginning of may.

How does it sound now from the Italian minister for sport, Vincenzo Spadafora.

as late as last week, he expressed otherwise, together Gabriele Gravina, president of The Italian Football association, hope that the best Italian superliga could be pulled out of its corona-quarantine in the first weekend in may.

– the Predictions, which led us to believe that we could wind up sporting in the end of april or beginning of may, was probably a little too optimistic, says Spadafora, according to the AFP for the Italian television station Rai 3.

I very much doubt it. I can say that if there is a possibility to resume the tournaments, so it will be behind closed doors.

– Right now, it is inconceivable to say that it is possible to resume the tournaments on normal basis, certainly not with the spectators.

All Italian sport is suspended up to 3. april because of the outbreak of coronavirus, which støvlelandet is hit hard by. More than 8000 italians are dead.

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