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The president of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), Gabriele Gravina, said he was determined that the Serie A season would end, even if it was to end in August.
“We will do everything so that the championships go to the end, if necessary we will ask UEFA and Fifa to go beyond June 30 and play in July or August,” Gabriele Gravina told Radio Marten. “It is premature to think of a date but we must remain optimistic, including for the health of the Italians, and hope that the situation will end as soon as possible,” added the leader on a radio station.
The influential president of Torino, Urbano Cairo, on the other hand, considered that it was not desirable to go beyond the end of June.
“It’s okay to try to find scenarios but the desire to finish the season shouldn’t get us too far on dates,” he said in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport. “I consider that June 30th is a limit not to be crossed (…) We suffer from this wasted season but we must not take the risk of also wasting the following one. July seems to me to be a hypothesis that risks complicating things, “he added.
All sports in Italy were suspended until April 3 due to the coronavirus pandemic, which also led to the postponement of Euro 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics.