The president of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), Giovanni Malagó, endorsed the proposal of his colleague from the Football Federation of that country (FIGC), Gabriele Gravina, to restart the activity of Series A on Sunday, May 3, coming , when they understand that the coronavirus pandemic that currently affects everyone will be overcome.
“I read Gravina's words and I think it is a lucid analysis. Some entanglement is not ponderable because there are teams involved in the cups and it cannot be superimposed, but I approve of what it says,” said Malagó. The head of the CONI trusted that “if everything goes well, on May 3 it must be restarted” because, he stressed, “in the general complication there is a light at the bottom of the tunnel.”
Malagó, in dialogue with Sky Sport 24, also announced that on March 26 he will convene an extraordinary meeting “in which Vincenzo Spadafora, Italy's Minister of Sports, will also participate.
Spadafora himself was also optimistic that Series A, suspended on March 9 due to the coronavirus pandemic, could restart on May 3, according to a dispatch from the Italian news agency ANSA.
“At least we hope so. Then we will evaluate whether it will be with or without an audience, it will depend on the situation. Then there will be the European tournaments, which will intersect on the calendar,” said Italy's sports minister.