The Italian Top flight is set to return from its coronavirus suspension on June 13 as voted by all 20 clubs in Italy’s top division.
The Italian Serie A is set to return to action on the 13th of June after a Tele conference where the majority of teams in the division voted for that date. The decision was either to re-start on the 13th or 20th of June
Regarding the resumption of sporting activity, the date of June 13 June for the resumption of the championship was indicated, in accordance with government decisions and in accordance with the medical protocols for the protection of players and all professionals,” a statement from Serie A said.
The Italian Serie A has been suspended since March after Italy became one of the countries that was hit hardest by the virus. The decision still requires government clearance before it can be officially set to resume on the 13th.
Meanwhile all Serie A teams had resumed individual training on Monday with government minister Vincenzo Spadafora confirming that teams are now cleared for group training starting Monday the 18th.
“A few minutes ago I received a letter from the president of the FIGC [Italian Football Federation] [Gabriele] Gravina, in which he announced that the FIGC had accepted all the comments of the Scientific Technical Committee, readjusting the protocol allowing without other difficulties to resume training from May 18th Spadafora said.
Serie A also confirmed in a statement that all TV rights holders will be complying with payment deadlines, an important step as the league looks to avoid a major financial crisis as regarding broadcasting of matches
The Assembly of the Serie A League met today with all the companies present and connected via video conference. Serie A reiterates, in the relationship with the licensees of the audiovisual rights 2018 through 2021, the need to comply with the payment deadlines set by contracts to maintain a constructive relationship with them,” the statement read.