The FIFA president has said it is better to wait a little longer before resuming leagues than risking players life.

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino

Gianni Infantino made this statement in a press release concerning the coronavirus
pandemic which has forced football matches and league competitions to an urgent
break.

He pointed out that risking athletes’ lives stands impropriety as safety and security of athletes is essential.

“Our first priority, our principle, the one we will use for our competitions and encourage everyone to follow is that health comes first,” he said.

Meanwhile, FIFA has earlier made a statement that no competition under its surveillance will commence till every league’s club finishes.

In addition, Bundesliga is expected to resume in mid-May. Thus, leagues football authorities are putting forth their measures to
ascertain when to resume the awaiting completion of the 2019/20 leagues campaign.

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