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Ligue 1 France Season Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Ligue 1 France has been officially cancelled after the pm announced no football activities till September

The 2019-20 season has officially been cancelled in France due to worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

Ligue 1 France bosses will meet in the month of May to discuss whether promotion and relegation will be applied or not.

Not only that, they will also be discussing over who will represent France in the European competitions.

France is one of the worst affected country in the world. A total of 165,842 cases has been found positive while 23,293 people have died because of COVID-19.

Due to this huge number, France government has decided that they won’t allow any sporting activities until August.

A total of 157,149 people have been found positive in United Kingdom while 21,092 people have died due to the pandemic.

France prime minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday announced that all football activities in the country has been cancelled till September.

Just like some countries in Europe, fans of French football were expecting teams to return in training in May but now teams will start preparation for next season.

PSG are currently the Ligue 1 table topper by a big margin of 12 points, now it will be interesting to see whether they will be announced champions or not.

Majority of clubs are still to play 10 more games, also the Coupe de France final between PSG and Saint-Etienne.

Three teams that found themselves in the relegation zone are Aimens, Nimes and Toulouse. Now the question will be whether they will stay or get relegated.

Due to the coronavirus, Euro 2020 and Copa America are suspended until 2021 summer. Premier League has also been suspended for indefinitely.


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