La Liga decided to suspend the season at least until the beginning of April, March 12. After the Madrid squad was forced to quarantine when one of the club’s basketball players tested positive for respiratory illness.
2019-2020 season postponement extended indefinitely
La Liga and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) have agreed to extend the suspension of the 2019-20 season indefinitely. The primary flight of Spain. Along with the vast majority of sporting events and events around the world, it was delayed amid the coronavirus pandemic. La Liga decided to suspend the season at least until the beginning of April, March 12. After the Madrid squad was forced to quarantine when one of the club’s basketball players tested positive for respiratory illness. League President Javier Tebas previously stated that he is convinced that the season will be over. At the same time, he also hopes that all European leagues will finish by June 30, and Euro 2020 and 2020 Copa America pushed back to next year.
Warm hugs from the world of football for all families who lose loved ones
However, Spain is still in a state of emergency, as the government is trying to limit the distribution of COVID-19, the La Liga and the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) have agreed that professional football will return only when the authorities believe that it does not pose a risk to public health. “The RFEF and La Liga agree to suspend professional football competitions until the competent authorities of the Spanish government. The national administration considers that they can be renewed and this poses no risk to health, the RFEF said in a statement. “Both the RFEF and La Liga want to show their greatest public gratitude to all those who devote their efforts to providing basic services to the Spaniards, and we also want to show our sincere memory of all the dead and warm hugs from the world of football for all families who lose loved ones.”
More than 15 thousand people died from COVID-19; around 350 thousand confirmed cases of the disease of the virus worldwide. Currently, in Spain, there are more than 33 thousand cases and more than 2 thousand deaths. Other European leagues have also extended the postponement due to COVID-19. Ligue 1 will not resume until June 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Premiere Ligue president Bernard Caiazzo said, while the suspension of the Premier League has been extended until April 30 as a result of the outbreak.