The Hungarian football season will restart on May 23 behind closed doors

BUDAPEST: Hungarian football will return to closed doors later this month with the semifinals of the cup, the country football federation MLSZ ) he said Monday.

The last four of the competition will take place on May 23 with the top flight, which had been on hold since mid-March, restarting a week later.

"The football season will continue with strict respect to health measures," MLSZ said in a statement.

Players and everyone they come into contact with will be evaluated twice a week or before each game.

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Champions Ferencvaros top the table, three points ahead of Fehervar, with at least 10 games remaining in the season for each team in the league.

Hungary has recorded 352 deaths and 3,000 cases of COVID-19 , with some blockade measures lifted across the country, apart from in the capital, Budapest, starting Monday.