The Italian Federation passes a decree in its Federal Council by which it prevents the country’s clubs from participating in competitions not recognized by UEFA or FIFA.

A Mural de Agnelli, president of JuveAndrew MedichiniAP

The Federacin de Ftbol Italiana (FIGC) has approved this Monday, after the Federal Council meeting, a change in its code of rules that prevents clubs from participating in organizations not recognized by the FIFA,UEFA and own FIGC. For teams to be able to enter the national competition, they must agree not to play in private competitions. The objective of this new rule is to avoid the involvement of Italian teams in projects such as the Super League, as this will cause their expulsion from the league. A league.

“Participation in these unacknowledged private competitions will lead to the closure of membership,” adds the new version of article 16 of the so-calleds Federal Internal Organizational Standards (NOIF). Shortly after, Gabriele Gravina, FIGC president, has informed that next June 21 is the deadline for Italian clubs interested in Serie A to leave the Superliga project. “Those who want to participate in a competition not authorized by FIGC, UEFA and FIFA will lose their affiliation to the Italian Federation. At this moment we do not know who is still in the Super League, but it is clear that if on June 21 someone wants to participate in private competitions, not to participate in Serie A “, assured Gravina.

In addition, the president of the Italian Federation has warned of the danger that there may be a new attempt to bet on a new European competition: “Whoever has interpreted the Super League as an act of weakness on the part of some clubs that are going through a period of economic difficulty and a rebellion in the football system is wrong. It is a sensitive issue. ” This new rule is a warning for the founding clubs of the Superliga, specifically, the Juventus, the Inter and the Milan. Especially Juventus, which is the only one of the three who, for now, continues in the project.


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