The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has delayed the UEFA Euro 2020 soccer competition to June 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, as per the Norwegian Football Association.
It comes after UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin had composed a video conference meeting for each of the 55 of the group’s associations Tuesday morning.
The powerbrokers of European soccer were tasked with finding an answer for one of the greatest challenges confronting the sport in present-day times.
Soccer has come to a standstill over the mainland as of late, with a few top-flight domestic leagues suspending matches because of the coronavirus outbreak. All Champions League and Europa League fixtures planned during the current week had additionally been canceled.
As of Tuesday, over 185,000 cases of the coronavirus pandemic had been accounted for around the world, as per information accumulated by Johns Hopkins University, with 7,330 deaths.
A week ago, the WHO perceived Europe as the epicenter of the flare-up, with numerous nations ushering in lockdown quantifies with an end goal to contain the spread.
Italy has recorded the most cases of COVID-19 in Europe, with about 28,000 affirmed diseases and 2,158 deaths across the nation.