Italian football managers have made a decision on the continuation of the championship amid Covid-19 January 08, 2022 · 16:06 hs Due to t
Italian football managers have made a decision on the continuation of the championship amid Covid-19
January 08, 2022 · 16:06 hs
Due to the recent wave of Covid-19 in Italy, which has caused some Serie A matches to be suspended, both the country’s Prime Minister and the president of the Football Federation have met to discuss the near future of the championship, the constant Computer infections have worried authorities.
However, the decision to suspend football has not been chosen, although it was contemplated, according to Gabriele Gravina, president of FIGC. “I explained to the Prime Minister of Italy the situation of our football before the arrival of the fourth wave of the virus. He did not ask us to stop the championships,” said the president.
The provisional solution to maintain the championship is to play at 50% of the stadium capacity, as well as in the Super Cup between Juventus and Napoli. Although Gravina himself did not rule out the idea that football would go back to being behind closed doors.
For the president of Empoli, Angelo Corsi, the idea of stopping the tournament again due to the virus would be “a ruin for football” and he asked “to find solutions without reaching a total closure. For his part, Maurizio Sarri, Lazio coach, He assured that he hopes that “they will not leave those closed” despite admitting that the covid concerns everyone’s life and not only sports.