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UEFA Denied Information About The WHO's Recommendation Not To Hold Tournaments Until The End Of 2021

UEFA Denied Information About The WHO's Recommendation Not To Hold Tournaments Until The End Of 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) has not recommended that the Union of European football associations (UEFA) cancel all international tournaments until the end of 2021, according to the UEFA press service.

Earlier, the Brazilian portal Veja reported that the WHO recommended that UEFA suspend international tournaments until the end of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It was noted that this recommendation was announced during a video conference held on Tuesday.

"The information is not correct. WHO has never recommended that football matches should not be held until the end of 2021," the press service reported.

Following the video conference, UEFA made a recommendation to finish the national Championships. Various versions of the calendar have also been developed, which include both club matches and national team meetings.

An outbreak caused by a new coronavirus was recorded in late 2019 in Central China, on March 11, the world health organization recognized it as a pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 2.4 million people have been infected with the coronavirus, and about 170 thousand have died.

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