On Wednesday, the Belgian government declared the suspension of all sporting competitions, effectively ending the country’s season as preferred by most clubs.
Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes says that each one sporting activity within the country is going to be discontinued until 31 July due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The decision was accepted by the professional League, the Belgian club association, at its general assembly scheduled for May 15, which can review the top of the season terms and conditions.”
If the league is said over, Club Brugge, which had 15 points clear with 11 matches to play, will become Belgian champion.
They extended the ban on all recreational and professional sports practices in Belgium until 31 July. the choice means the league will virtually not be ready to survive, nor will the leagues in other sports, said Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes on Wednesday.
The Belgian Football Federation must immediately end the competition, as well as the Netherlands and France. They didn’t name a champion within the Netherlands and it’s PSG in France, although it’ll be determined by the Belgians on 15 May.
Football has been on hold in Belgium since March, leaving one round of normal fixtures remaining before its playoff stage.
In early April, the board of directors of the professional League proposed that the season be delivered to an early close with champions crowned by runaway leaders Club Brugge. the choice had to be brought before a club’s general assembly.
The vote was postponed late last month with the clubs voting “by a really significant margin” to attend for more instructions from the govt.
8300 people have died in Belgium, out of the 11.5 million coronavirus population, and it looks like the govt doesn’t decide to directly reduce sport-related interventions until mid-summer.
Industrial facilities and most supermarkets, however, started working on Monday, also as conveyance.