There is great anticipation for the summit between the government and the top footballers, scheduled at 18.30 in videoconference, decisive to establish the eventual date of the resumption of the football played. The Minister of Sport will sit at the virtual table Vincenzo Spadafora and his staff, the president of the FIGC Gabriele Gravina, the president of the Lega Serie A Paolo Dal Pino, that of the Lega B Mauro Balata, of the Amateurs Cosimo Sibilia, Damiano Tommasi for the Assococalciatori, Renzo Ulivieri for the Assoallenatori and Marcello Nicchi for referees. There League Serie A he wants to start again on June 13, but according to the latest rumors, the hypothesis of June 20 makes headway: in this way the teams would also have four weeks of training in their legs.
The date of June 17th it could be used for the Italian Cup or for the matchday 25 matches (Atalanta-Sassuolo, Inter-Sampdoria, Turin-Parma and Verona-Cagliari). In case of departure on the 13th, however, a new decree of the Prime Minister would be needed since at the moment sporting events are blocked until June 15th.
But on the eve of the decisive day for the restart of football here is the news of a new possible case of Covid-19. The latest series of exams that the team team of the Bologna revealed a suspected coronavirus positivity related to a staff member. As a precaution the team has suspended training which will resume on Thursday individually and at different times. In the event that positivity is confirmed, the group will be isolated, in retreat. And it is precisely the issue of ‘quarantine’ one of the points that will be discussed in the meeting between the Government and the FIGC. In view of the summit, the government’s scientific-technical committee confirmed the rule that provides for a two-week ‘quarantine’ in the event of a new positivity. The summit will have to announce how and when it will be able to restart the championship and will focus on three fronts: in addition to the indications of the Cts, the TV node on the table and the requests of players and coaches.