(CNB News) – The Serie A season is set to resume from June 20, Italy’s sports minister has confirmed.
Italy’s top flight was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, but clubs were permitted to return to contact training this month.
Following a meeting with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Vincenzo Spadafora announced on Thursday that the intention is for the 2019-20 campaign to return next month.
Coppa Italia semifinal games are to be held on June 13, with Serie A to get back underway the following week.
”Italy is starting up again and it is only right that football does too, Spadafora said today.
Juventus were a point clear of Lazio at the top of the table with 12 games remaining when the league season was suspended.