Tuesday, July 28, 2020 ((rezonodwes.com)) – The 2020-2021 season of the Belgian football championship will begin behind closed doors, the Belgian Pro League's board of directors unanimously decided on Tuesday.  “After consultation with the political world and taking into account the decisions of the National Security Council yesterday, the administrators of the Pro League jointly took this decision in order to ensure uniformity in the organization of the matches. , to give clarity to the public and to society and, above all, to guarantee the health of all in and around the world of football, “writes the Pro League on its official website.
The governing body of football pro in Belgium “also wants to call on all supporters to follow, because of the current circumstances, the matches from the security of their living room, or with their bubble, and especially not to gather.
Only by following the measures as strictly as possible can we ensure the start of the football season, starting with this weekend's final, which everyone is looking forward to.
The final of the Belgian Cup, which will mark the resumption of Belgian football in a country very worried about a possible second wave of the coronavirus, will oppose FC Bruges in Antwerp on Saturday evening.
Confronted with a “worrying” upsurge in coronavirus cases, Belgium announced on Monday a new tightening of measures to counter the pandemic, in particular in the province of Antwerp (north) where a curfew will be put in place.
” Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Pro League has been working in close consultation with the authorities and all the parties concerned in order to deal with this situation in a safe and responsible manner ”, adds the press release posted on the website of the Pro League.
In France, the government decided and announced on Tuesday that the start of the French football championship, from the weekend of August 23, would be in stadiums that could not contain more than 5,000 supporters, the same restriction as for other events in front of take place in public in the next few weeks.
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