Kuala Lumpur: Following the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the Asian Football Association (AFC) selected Wednesday (March 18, 2020) to postpone all AFC Cup 2020 video games, together with FC Chennai City group video games, till additional discover.
In his opening recreation, Chennai City had performed a 2-2 draw in opposition to Maziya R&C in Group E. The TC Sports Club ought to play away on April 15th.
“The decision, which was also made in cooperation with the participating clubs and their respective member associations, is a precautionary measure to ensure the safety and well-being of all participating players and teams, match officers and spectators and to protect the integrity of the competition,” mentioned AFC in a press release.
The Asian Football Association mentioned it will monitor the state of affairs carefully earlier than deciding when to restart the 2020 AFC Cup season.
The AFC had beforehand postponed all video games of the AFC Cup West Zone Group Stage. However, the ultimate determination applies to all video games in March and April within the 5 AFC zones.
The AFC Champions League has already been postponed.
All main sporting occasions have been affected by the novel outbreak of the corona virus, which killed practically 8,000 individuals worldwide.