NYON (AFP) - UEFA announced on Monday that it has postponed the Champions League, Europa League and women s Champions League finals, initially scheduled for can also, because of the coronavirus pandemic, and not using a new date given.

european football s governing frame had already postponed the competitions till similarly note in advance this month.

UEFA stated that "no selection has yet been made on rearranged dates".


"The running group, installed closing week because of the conference name among the stakeholders of ecu soccer, which was chaired by using UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, will analyse the options available," UEFA stated in a statement.

"The organization has already began its examination of the calendar. Announcements can be made in due course."

The 2020 guys s Champions League final had been because of be played at Istanbul s Ataturk Stadium on may additionally 30, with the Europa League very last to have been staged in Polish metropolis Gdansk three days earlier than.

The women s Champions League final was scheduled for might also 24 in Vienna.

four of the guys s Champions League remaining-sixteen 2nd legs, at first slated for March 17 and 18, were behind schedule because of the new coronavirus outbreak, along side all the Europa League closing-16 return video games.

Europe s pinnacle leagues have all been postponed, while the 2020 european Championship has been put lower back until next yr.

Atletico Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Atalanta and RB Leipzig are the four groups to have to date booked their locations inside the Champions League sector-finals.

greater financial pain for UEFA and Europe s primary clubs might be on the horizon if the Champions League can not be finished.

final season UEFA paid out 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) in prize cash and tv sales to clubs competing in the Champions League.

Ties from the region-finals onwards may be decreased to one-off games rather than legs, whilst the semi-finals and finals should come collectively like a "final 4" format regularly used in basketball.

"with none prejudice, the ones are also options," Ceferin stated ultimate week.

"we've exceptional alternatives, but without a doubt it s a long way too early to be concrete. Some thing we decide, not anything is certain because we don t realize while this COVID-19 will stop and permit us to play."