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Euro 2020 postponement receives 100% backing by nations

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 18, 2020 12:45

The Euro 2020 Championship, trumpeted as a continent-wide feast of soccer from Dublin to Baku to mark UEFA’s 60th anniversary, was postponed for a year yesterday as the coronavirus pandemic claimed its biggest sporting casualty yet. The fate of the 24-nation, month-long showpiece due to start in June had hung in the balance ever since Europe’s domestic leagues began shutting down in the wake of the sweeping health crisis, which has killed around 7,000 people worldwide. UEFA eventually relayed the news after an emergency video conference with all 55 of its affiliated national federations and representatives from clubs and leagues.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 18, 2020 12:45

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