Juventus vs Inter postponed over coronavirus fears, rescheduled till May

Juventus vs Inter postponed over coronavirus fears, rescheduled till May

- Juventus vs Inter Milan game scheduled to hold this weekend has been postponed amid fear of coronavirus spread

- Milan vs Genoa, Parma vs SPAL, Udinese vs Fiorentina and Sassuolo vs Brescia have also been called off

- The games have been rescheduled to hold in May the Italian government has taken tough control methods to curb the deadly virus

Juventus vs Inter game earlier scheduled to hold this weekend has been reportedly postponed amid fear of the spread of deadly virus coronavirus.

Since its outbreak in China, coronavirus has been responsible for the death of thousands across Asia, and Italy is the only country in Europe with highest number of reported cases with over seven people dead.

Last week, a couple of Serie A fixtures were cancelled to prevent further spread of the disease including Inter vs Sampdoria and Atalanta vs Sassuolo.

Similarly, a number of Serie B games were also postponed in the weekend including Ascoli vs Cremonese.

It has now been confirmed that the much-anticipated Juventus vs Inter clash will not hold the virus takes a dangerous turn in Italy.

Milan vs Genoa, Parma vs SPAL, Udinese vs Fiorentina and Sassuolo vs Brescia have also been called off and rescheduled for May.

Meanwhile, an Italian-Nigerian professional footballer named King Paul Akpan Udoh has reportedly emerged as the first footballer to be diagnosed with the deadly corona-virus.

The entire world has been thrown into a serious panic since the outbreak of the deadly disease which emanated from China in which hundreds are currently battling for survival.

Until he was said to have been confirmed a carrier of the disease, King Paul Akpan was playing in the Italian third division side with Pianese.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported that Barcelona players face the possibility of being subjected to coronavirus check ahead of their Champions League encounter against Napoli on Tuesday, February 25.

The Catalans will travel to Italy for the first leg of the UCL Round 16 encounter and will have to be checked at the Naples airport amid reports that several cases of the deadly disease have been confirmed.

Barcelona players led by Lionel Messi may have their level of temperature checked to avoid the spread of the deadly virus which has spread to South Italy.

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Source: Legit.ng

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