The world football governing body doesn’t expect football to be like before at least till the coronavirus vaccine is developed.
FIFA has told it’s member federations that football environment will be different till a coronavirus vaccine is discovered.
Football is expected to return in June as major leagues in the world has announced dates of their restart with most putting to place safety measures and protocols.
FIFA, however, expect this safety measures such as regular testing and social distancing to be in place for the time being.
“In the future, regular testing
(possibly both PCR and antibody testing) will most likely be a component of group training, play and travel.”
FIFA also expect everyone involved in staging football matches has a whole lot of responsibility to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
“Planning for a safe return to football must start now given the health, social and economic benefits of the game globally.”
“Football governing bodies must come together to cautiously and methodically prepare for a post-pandemic return to footballing activities.”
UEFA also hopes to complete the both the UEFA Champions League and Europa League in August.