The Executive Committee of the Alliance of European Football Associations (UEFA) overturned the decision to limit the number of spectators in the stands during football matches. The regulation concerns matches held under the auspices of the organization.
During the meeting, which passed by way of videoconference, it was decided to lift the restriction that was met on October 1, 2020. “The epidemiological situation in the 55 UEFA member countries varies enormously. Against this background, decisions on the admission of spectators to football matches should be made by the local authorities, based on the current situation on the ground, ”the notice says. press service of UEFA.
The decision to lift the restrictions will come into force on April 1, 2021. Since October of last year, up to 30% of the spectators of the total capacity of the stadium were allowed into the stands.
In the Champions League and Europa League matches up to the finals, the cap will remain in power. The ban for fans from visiting futsal matches is also lifted. The cancellation of restrictions, in particular, applies to the matches of Euro 2020.