Romania will allow 25% of the public at the Eurocup

The government of Romania and the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) approved allowing the Eurocup matches to be played this summer in the Bucharest National Stadium are played with 25% of the full capacity, the FRF announced in a statement. “The authorities have accepted, in principle, the proposal of the Local Organizing Committee to allow spectators access to the stands in the matches of the Eurocup in a proportion of 25% of the total capacity of the National Stadium”, Indicates the note of the Federation.

The FRF estimates the number of spectators who will be able to attend the matches at about 12,000, despite the fact that the field has a capacity of 55,000. The stadium where the Romanian national team plays its matches must host four Euro 2020 matches that have been postponed to next summer due to the pandemic. Its about Austria-Macedonia June 13; the Ukraine-Macedonia June 17 and Ukraine-Austria on June 21, all of them from Group C, and a round of 16 match scheduled for June 28.

“The health authorities and those in charge of public order must approve the necessary measures to offer full security to the nearly 12,000 spectators who will attend each of the Euro 2020 matches,” the statement said. Although there have been rumors that the final phase of the Eurocup could be transferred entirely to the United Kingdom to facilitate health precautions against the pandemic, the statement from the Romanian federation insist that UEFA “has reiterated the idea of ​​maintaining the format initial with the twelve host cities, including Bucharest ”.