The RFU refused to finish ahead of the football season, which will resume until the summer

RFU refused to finish ahead of the football season, which will resume no earlier than summer the RFU refused to finish ahead of the football season, which will begin as soon as summer
AGN Moscow / Sergey Kiselev

the Russian football Union (RFU) on Wednesday at a meeting of the Bureau of his Executive Committee decided to cancel all tournaments until may 31 due to pandemic coronavirus. However, on the early end of the season, as it has done in hockey and basketball, the speech continues. Russian Premier League (RPL) is determined to finish the championship.

the Organization extended the ban on competitions in all varieties of football, in addition to cyber events. The President of the RFU Alexander Dyukov explained that the start of the new season might be postponed to mid-August or mid-September.

we will Remind that on March 17, the League announced the suspension of the championship of Russia before April 10. Of fur Executive Committee Bureau has decided on the tournaments after the Union of European football associations (UEFA) held its first video conference with the Association. There was not made clear decisions on the timing of the resumption of the European Cup (Champions League and Europa League), which on March 13 were suspended at the stage of 1/8 finals.

“This move is logical and corresponds to the measures taken by the government of our country. The RFU fully supports the UEFA decision made today, following consultations with the national associations. The base is recognized as a variant in which all Championships are finished. The epidemiological situation in the countries, now expected to resume national tournaments at the beginning or the end of June”, – quotes the words Dyukov, the press service of the RFU.

Football competitions under the auspices of the RFU suspended until may 31. This will prevent the spread of the virus.

Alexander Dyukov:
This step is logical and corresponds to measures taken by our government. The start of the new season will be rescheduled for mid-August or mid-September.

— RFU (@rfsruofficial) April 1, 2020

Expressed RPL and President Sergey Pryadkin. He said that the League has no plans to terminate the season.

“the Decision to suspend was taken in view of the epidemiological situation and need to combat the spread of coronavirus. We don’t want to compromise the health of the fans and all participants of the match. At the moment, not planned early completion of the championship and want in preparation for a possible resumption of all clubs were in equal conditions,” said Pryadkin.