The women of Lyon receive the title of the French football league, 14th consecutive: Sources

PARIS: French Women's Football giants Lyon They will be declared champions of the league for the 2019-20 campaign, picking up the title for the fourteenth consecutive year after the season ended. coronavirus pandemic.

The decision was confirmed to AFP by a source close to the talks held on Monday by the French football federation as well as a source at Lyon, backing up an earlier report from RMC Sport.

Lyon, winners of the past four Women's Champions League finals, have claimed the French title every year since 2007.

The women's top flight in France was halted in mid-March when Lyon held a three-point lead over Paris Saint-Germain.

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Last month, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced that professional sports could not return until September.

The men's divisions of Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 are over, with PSG named the top-tier champions.

Lyon and PSG will likely represent France next season in the Women's Champions League.

Both clubs made it through to the quarter-finals of this season's competition. Lyon are due to play Bayern Munich while PSG will face Arsenal if UEFA is able to reschedule the latter stages of the knockout rounds.

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