Italy gives clubs a green light to resume training


Italy gave the green light to professional football clubs to resume their individual training on the fourth of next May and on the 18th of the same month for group training, after containing the outbreak of the new Corona virus.

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who announced measures to reduce public isolation in a television broadcast, said on Sunday that individual exercises can be resumed on May 4 but that players must respect the rules of social separation, and for group exercises they can be held by May 18, but it No date has been set for the return of “Calcio” matches.

Italy was the first country to be exposed to the worst spread of the Corona virus in Europe, and the Italian league was suspended since the ninth of last March.

Conte said that the Italian Sports Minister, Vincenzo Spadafora, would “work intensively” with scientific and sports officials to ensure the safety of the training.

“We don’t want the athletes to get sick, I am passionate about football. Like many Italians, I feel the strangeness of the situation in stopping or canceling tournaments, but I think most of the enthusiastic fans have seen no alternative.”The Italian Football Federation has developed medical guidelines for the exercises.

Initially, each team will make up a group of players, coaches, doctors and those responsible for the physical preparation in order to subject them to detection and then isolate them in training camps.

There are 12 rounds left until the end of the Italian League, in addition to games postponed from previous rounds.

Juventus, the defending champion, leads the championship, one point ahead of runner-up Lazio.



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