Belgian league delays voting to finish season for third time

BRUSSELS: The Belgian Pro League announced on Sunday that it had postponed for the third time a meeting that will decide whether to end the season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Pro League Board of Directors Today it decided to postpone the General Assembly from May 4 to May 15, the league said in a statement.

The Pro League board of directors recommended on April 2 that the season be declared, but this should be approved at a general meeting.

One was scheduled for April 15, but was postponed first until April 24 and then to Monday before Sunday's decision to delay the meeting for another 11 days.

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The league said the clubs, which are mostly in favor of ending the season, await advice from the Belgian National Security Council before making a final decision.

However, a restart seems unlikely as the Belgian government has banned all mass gatherings until August 31, and the Belgian football The federation says that even a closed-door party would mobilize at least 400 people.