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The UEFA he insisted Friday that does not have an alternative plan to the dispute of the ‘Final Eight’ of the Champions League in Portugal, despite the fact that the country is suffering from an apparent spike in cases of coronavirus that has resulted in new restrictive measures of the Portuguese government.
” there is Currently no reason to have a plan ‘B’ , but we are evaluating the situation daily and we will adapt when the time comes, and if it is necessary,” said a spokesman from the UEFA to the agency ‘dpa’.
The 17th of June, when the governing body of european football announced its plans for its club competitions, president, slovenian Aleksander Ceferin, you already said that they trusted fully in Portugal and they didn’t run alternative .
Due to the increase in the cases of coronavirus, some parts of the capital Lisbon, the venue chosen for the ‘F8’, they have to return to confinement for two weeks from 1 July, as announced this Thursday, Antonio Costa, the president of a country that has been praised for its performance during the pandemic.
“UEFA is in constant contact with the Portuguese Federation of Football, as it is with the Portuguese authorities”, added the spokesperson of the continental organism. “We hope that all will be well, and that it will be possible to organize this ‘Final 8’ in Portugal “, he added.