The Ligue 1 ১ season is aiming to resume its June season


Changed 21 April 2020, 05:32 IST

A Ligue 1 banner before the game

The Ligu de Football Professional (LFP) has announced plans to resume the 28ig Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 season on June 20-20 and end the campaigns by July 25.

Ligue 1 and Ligu 2 were indefinitely postponed to March 13 due to a coronavirus epidemic, France being in lockdown nationwide until at least May 11th.

The LFP provided an update on the situation, the Board of Directors of French Football which runs the country’s major professional leagues that are waiting for a final decision on whether to play the fixtures behind closed doors.

“The Bureau of the Boards unanimously voted to end the Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 Championships again on July 10, and to begin the season on July 22 and 23, 2020 for the 2020-2021 season, read on June 17, 2020 in the LFP statement. The 2020 season has resumed.

“The LFP is now waiting for the deconfirmation system to be announced by the government at the end of April, and especially in situations where it can play matches behind closed doors.

“The LFP is also waiting for the UEFA recommendations, which will be presented to the Executive Committee along with the Champions League match calendar on April 27.

“Last but not least, the LFP asked the FFF’s medical commission [France football federation] And to develop a health and treatment protocol to resume training of doctors’ representatives on the LFP board.

“Since the onset of the crisis, all the players in LFP and football have taken health as a top priority.

“In this regard, the LFP has always consistently followed the direction of the government, and worked in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports and the Interior Ministry to study the best conditions for recovery to ensure the first guarantee of health for all actors. As well as the economic stability of sports equity and professional football.”

Champion Paris Saint-Germain were on top of the league standings with 22 points, with 22 points, while Tanauas and Amiens were in relegation position.

In Ligu 2, Lorient and Lance occupy two adamant promotion spots, crossing 28 rounds over Azakiao, Troyes and Clermont.