El torneo se programó inicialmente del 11 de junio al 11 de julio en 12 ciudades de todo el continente europeo.
La Unión Europea de Fútbol (UEFA) propuso este martes aplazar a 2021 la Eurocopa prevista este año, debido a la crisis del coronavirus, según una fuente próxima a la UEFA.
Esta propuesta presentada este martes por la mañana en una reunión con los clubes y las liga debe ser todavía formalmente adoptada por el Comité ejecutivo de la instancia, que se reúne esta tarde.
Euro 2020 postponed by UEFA until 2021
The tournament was initially scheduled for June 11-July 11 in 12 cities across the European continent
The 2020 UEFA European Championship has been postponed until the summer of 2021, the Norway FA announced on Tuesday. The expectation is for European leagues to conclude during the summer, according to Sky Sports. The tournament was initially expected to take place on June 11 in 12 cities across the continent.
UEFA is holding its emergency meeting on Tuesday over the coronavirus pandemic after nearly every league in Europe has been postponed with numerous clubs having confirmed positive cases. UEFA invited all 55 member associations, along with the boards of the European Club Association and domestic leagues, and a FIFPro member to attend the video conference meeting to discuss the sport’s response to the outbreak.
UEFA has not officially announced the postponement, but the Norway FA posted the following on Twitter:
“UEFA has decided that the European Championship is postponed to 2021. It will be played from 11 June to 11 July next year. More information coming.”