- Serie A clubs can be unable to return to team training until at least mid-April.
Modified 02 Apr 2020, 06:04 IST
Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte has banned Serie A clubs from returning to team training until at least April 13.
The Serie A season was suspended indefinitely final month with Italy hit exhausting by the Corona Virus pandemic.
Napoli and Lazio have been among the many clubs to backtrack on plans to return to training final month and with Italy extending their nationwide lockdown until April 13, Conte dominated out any team periods happening.
“Actual measures are prolonged until April 13. We know we’re asking one other effort, one other sacrifice,” he stated on Wednesday.
“We have to grasp one factor – if we cease following the principles or scale back these measures, we are going to waste our efforts.”
Conte added: “The solely information launched is about athletes’ training periods … training periods usually are not allowed in clubs’ headquarters.
“It doesn’t suggest athletes can not prepare themselves, they will do it individually.”
More than 13,100 individuals have died from Corona Virus in Italy, with the worldwide loss of life toll exceeding 46,000.
Published 02 Apr 2020, 06:04 IST
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