The Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, has postponed the European Championship until the summer of 2021, following the outbreak of coronavirus.
UEFA held a conference call with Europe’s 55 national football associations at 12 pm UK time.
The news was revealed by Norwegian FA on their Twitter account seventy minutes after the meeting was held.
“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.”
The Swedish FA’s president, Karl-Erik Nilsson, confirmed the same in a message to Reuters.
The tournament was due to have been held this year from 12 June to 12 July in host cities of 12 countries right across Europe, including London, Glasgow and Dublin. Wembley was due to host seven matches at Euro 2020, including the semi-finals and the final.
However, the tournament has been suspended following the decision of UEFA to suspend Champions League and Europa League, while other leagues have been suspended across Europe.
Source: Naija News