JUST IN: UEFA Suspends Champions League, Europa League Over Coronavirus
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As part of measure to curtail further spread of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic across Europe, the Union of European Football Assosiation (UEFA) has suspended the ongoing Champions League and Europa league across Europe.
The governing body overseeing the two prestigious game in Europe disclosed this today as the spread of Coronavirus keep spreading more than expectations globally.
The Champions league enters round of sixteen second leg with some teams already qualified for the quarter finals while some like Juventus, Barcelona, Napoli among others are yet to play the second leg due to the deadly Virus.
Uefa suspension of the remaining matches means a new date will be communicated to the affected teams as regards the date they play the second leg.
Earlier today, Japan prime Minister, Abe, said the country is planning of suspending the Tokyo 2020 Olympic game billed to Starts by july.
In the previous games played before the deadly Coronavirus halt the games, holder Liverpool were dumped out of the prestigious tournament by Atletico Madrid.