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Fifa working group deals with corona effects

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FIFA is examining how it can help: President Gianni Infantino.
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The FIFA Council also formally approves EM postponement. But more important for world football: A working group deals with short-term adjustments of the transfer system in times of the corona virus ’.

DFifa has now officially given the green light to postpone the EM and Copa America in 2021. The Council of the World Football Association unanimously adopted the changed game calendar in a conference call on Wednesday, which had become necessary as a result of the corona crisis. A new date for the Club World Cup, originally scheduled for June / July 2021, is to be decided at a later date.

Under the leadership of President Gianni Infantino, the panel also decided to set up a working group. This is to deal with the further effects of the corona pandemic on world football. Among other things, possible adaptations of the transfer system to the exceptional situation as well as the establishment of a global football aid fund are to be discussed.

“Fifa will remain in close contact with everyone involved to assess and take the necessary steps to deal with the various problems,” said Infantino: “I am counting on the support of the entire football community.”

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