Italian sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora insists that it is early to talk about the resumption of the Serie A season despite clubs being granted permission to resume individual training on Monday by the Italian government.
However, team training will only follow on 18 May as it is still prohibited under the government lockdown regulations. The Serie A was suspended on 9 March due to the coronavirus outbreak.
I read strange things around but nothing has changed compared to what I’ve always said about football: teams training will not resume before May 18th and the resumption of the championship for now we don’t talk about it,” said Spadafora on his official Facebook page.
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“Now excuse me but I need to go back to take care of all other sports and sports centres (gyms, dance centres, swimming pools, etc…) that need to reopen as soon as possible,” he added.
Serie A clubs and the Italian football federation (FIGC) want the season to re-start as soon as soon as possible and when it is safe and according to Italy media reports, both parties voted for the league to resume on Friday, but the Italian government is yet to decide whether allow it to continue.
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By FARPost Reporter