NEWS | 17/03/2020They also announce that all their competitions and club and national team matches are suspended for the time being.
In its statement, UEFA emphasises that "the health of all those involved in the game is the priority, as well as avoiding unnecessary pressure on the national public services involved in the organisation of the matches. This measure will help them to conclude all national competitions, currently paused because of the coronavirus emergency".
"All UEFA competitions and matches (including friendly matches) of national clubs and teams, both men's and women's, are suspended for the time being".
In addition, UEFA has announced that "a working group involving leagues and club representatives will be set up to examine scheduling solutions that would allow the current season to be completed".
The European football body has communicated this decision following a video conference meeting with the presidents and general secretaries of the 55 national associations, as well as representatives of the European Club Association, the European leagues and FIFPro Europe.