The Regional Health Administrations (ARS) will inspect the level 1 football stadiums, after the reports of the lower category enclosures have already been sent to the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), the League of clubs reported today.
In a joint statement, the Portuguese Professional Football League (LPFP) and the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) announced the scheduling of new visits for Tuesday, adding that they have already sent the results of the surveys to the six level 2 and 3 stadiums.
According to the same statement, the premises of Paços de Ferreira, Desportivo das Aves, Rio Ave, Tondela, Portimonense and Vitória de Setúbal “are the only level 2 and 3 candidates to receive matches in the resumption of the I League”, excluding Moreirense field.
The top echelon has eight level 1 stadiums, such as Benfica, Boavista, Sporting de Braga, Gil Vicente, Marítimo, FC Porto, Sporting and Vitória de Guimarães.
Santa Clara and Belenenses SAD announced that they will play the games as hosts, of the last 10 rounds of the I League, in Cidade do Futebol, in Oeiras, while Famalicão revealed that they will receive their opponents in Barcelos.
After the declaration of a pandemic, on March 11, sports competitions of almost all modalities were played without public, postponed – Olympic Games Tokyo2020, Euro2020 and Copa America -, suspended, in the cases of national championships and international events, or even canceled .
The football championships in France and the Netherlands have been canceled, while other countries are preparing to return to the competition, with strong restrictions, as in Germany, England, Italy, Spain and Portugal, which has the restart of the I League scheduled for 04 June.
There are 90 games to be played in the top echelon of national football, the only one that was not canceled due to the new coronavirus, as well as the final of the Portuguese Cup, which will oppose Benfica and FC Porto.
After 24 days, the 'dragons' lead the competition, with 60 points, one more than the champion Benfica.