The RFU have suspended all football competitions

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the Conduct of all football matches in Russia are suspended until 31 may due to pandemic coronavirus infections, reports a press-service of the Russian football Union (RFU).

the statement said that the Executive Committee of the RFU recognises the spread of coronavirus infections extraordinary and unavoidable circumstance for all of Russian football and its actors. In this regard, the suspension of football clubs due to causes beyond the control of the employers and employees.

the President of the Russian football Union (RFU) Alexander Dyukov also said that the start of the new football season in Russia will take in the middle of August or mid-September.

He added that the RFU has prepared proposals for the support of football clubs through the facilitation of tax regulation and the creation of conditions for attracting private capital. Soon these measures will be discussed with the government.

March 17, at the General meeting of clubs of the Russian Premier League was decided on the suspension of the national championship.

Then the RFU have suspended matches of the Russian Cup, Football national League (FNL), the Professional football League (PFL) and other tournaments.

Earlier Icelandic CSKA player Arnor Sigurdsson said that he had gone to his home at the time of the pause in the championship of Russia due to the coronavirus. In the video, published in Stories, the player was in the cabin of an aircraft.

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