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Coronavirus: AIFF suspends all football activities

"The AIFF will take a stock of the situation in the last week of March, and take a decision abiding by directives from relevant authorities at that juncture." the statement from AIFF stated.

Coronavirus: AIFF suspends all football activities
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Published: 14 March 2020 10:37 AM GMT

India's governing body for football, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has suspended all the football activities due to coronavirus pandemic.

Adhering to the advisories issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare dated 12 March and directives from several State Governments, all footballing activities under the aegis of AIFF stay suspended till 31 March.

"All India Football Federation understands and prioritises the importance of human health and life, an area which AIFF will never compromise upon. The AIFF will take a stock of the situation in the last week of March, and take a decision abiding by directives from relevant authorities at that juncture." the statement from AIFF stated.

The ongoing I-league matches have been stopped with immediate effect. Other tournaments that have been affected are Hero 2nd division, Hero Youth Leagues, Golden Baby Leagues as well as National Competitions.

The final of the Indian Super League (ISL) to be played between ATK FC and Chennaiyin FC at Fatorda Stadium in Goa is to be played without spectators in the stands.

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