Spanish government authorizes resumption of La Liga

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the La Liga could resume its 2019/2020 season in the coming weeks.Pedro Sanchez gives the green light for the resumption of the La Liga season when many championships such as Ligue 1 and Eredivisie have decided to end their campaign due to the coronavirus health crisis.

“Hopefully football will return soon, it will be decided by the League and the Federation, but they already have our authorization to start individual training for team sports,” said Pedro Sanchez, during a press conference to ask for the extension of the state of alert.

However, he also confirmed that any sporting event in the near future would likely take place behind closed doors and that the decision could be reviewed.

“We will backtrack if we find that we have gone too fast. Revisiting one of the phases will not be a failure for this territory, “he said.

Spain’s efforts to resume professional sports activity have been boosted by the Ministry of Health’s green light to provide coronavirus tests, a measure announced on Thursday.

The High Sports Council (CSD) has confirmed that the government agency has approved testing for players effective May 4 to quickly discover infections and prevent spread to teams once group training is complete. taken back.