France reportedly considering Ligue 1 restart in June


By: Reuters |

Published: April 14, 2020 2:29:50 pm

France considering Ligue 1 restart in June: L’Equipe (Source: Reuters)

France is considering restarting Ligue 1 on June three or June 17, with the latter date extra probably, sports activities each day L’Equipe has reported, citing a doc from league organisers (LFP).

Soccer in France was suspended indefinitely final month as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday French President Emmanuel Macron prolonged the lockdown in the nation to May 11.

The L’Equipe report stated that if the season resumed on June 17 groups must play each three days so the common marketing campaign may finish by July 25, leaving time for relegation and promotion playoffs to be accomplished by Aug. 2.

L’Equipe additionally stated LFP members had voted on Friday to push again the beginning of subsequent season by two weeks to Aug. 23, however that the choice must be confirmed by France’s Football Federation (FFF).

The French Cup closing between Paris St Germain and St Etienne has been scheduled for June 27, in line with the doc, whereas the League Cup closing between PSG and Olympique Lyonnais had been pencilled in for July 11.

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