French football should return on July 24 with the final of the Coupe de France


The French Football Federation (FFF) has confirmed that the postponed finals of the Coupe de France and the Coupe de la Ligue will take place on July 24 and 31 respectively.

The two matches were postponed in April this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe having announced the need to suspend all sporting events, reported.

The FFF has confirmed that the final of the Coupe de France between Paris Saint-Germain and Saint-Etienne will take place on July 24.

A week later, PSG will then play the final of the League Cup against Lyon.

It is expected that up to 5,000 supporters will be allowed to enter the Stade de France to watch the matches of two cups.

Last week, it was confirmed that stadiums may open at reduced capacity next month.

After these two matches, the 2020-2021 French football season will start on the weekend of August 22.

According to a report published on, the final of the Champions League is scheduled for August 21, and the calendar of Ligue 1 will be adjusted for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) or Lyon should either be declared to travel to this Last match.

PSG has been announced winner of Ligue 1, the French competition having been canceled at mid-term due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


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