Alexander Ceferin, President of UEFA, has written a letter to St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov.
Alexander Ceferin, President of UEFA, has written a letter to St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov following the announcement that the Euro 2020 tournament is to be postponed until 2021, a spokesperson for the Governor’s administration told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
Ceferin writes that the decision was taken with a heavy heart but it is the most appropriate in the current circumstances.
Coronavirus creates real risks for the health of people who would gather for the Euro 2020 matches in the hot cities. UEFA is to reschedule the tournament to be held in future.
This year, Euro 2020 matches were to be played during June 12 – July 12 in 12 European cities. Four matches were scheduled to be held in St. Petersburg.
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