Due to the spread of COVID-19, many international organizations and public health authorities have advised against the organization of international events.
Concerns about participants’ health and well-being, as well as travel restrictions in many countries, have resulted in the cancellation or postponement of many such events in various parts of the world.
Aware of this, and given FIFA’s wish to organize a Congress in which all member associations can attend, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to postpone the 70th FIFA Congress from Friday 5 June 2020 to Friday 18 September 2020 in Addis Ababa. , Ethiopia.
In addition, the FIFA Council meeting scheduled for Friday 20 March 2020 has also been postponed to a date not yet confirmed in June-July 2020 at FIFA’s home in Zurich or by videoconference.