FIFA cancels planed meeting due to coronavirus

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FIFA cancels planed meeting due to coronavirus

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:44 PM, 19 February 2020  

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Nobel coronavirus already killed over 2000 people, is also hit sports as FIFA canceled it's planned meeting scheduled for March in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay.

According to FIFA sources, the council session will now be completed by video conference from the FIFA headquarters in Zurich on March 20 due to the request of some members of the organization.

According to sources, some Asian council members have expressed concern over their travels due to the spread of coronavirus infection. At the same time, the ongoing tension with FIFA and the South American football regulatory body, Constable, has also served as a deciding factor.

A contract was signed last week by Swiss constables and European football regulator UEFA in Switzerland. Where a number of other events have taken place, including various competitions.

European football institution has also criticized FIFA President Gianni Infantino's decision to host the Club World Cup in China in 2021. Meanwhile, Dominguez was unhappy with Infantino talking directly with South American Clubs about their participation.

Another FIFA Council meeting is planned to take place just before the FIFA Congress in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa in early June.

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