PSG 'crowned champions of France' despite their season being ending prematurely

PSG 'crowned champions of France' despite their season being ending prematurely

- PSG are now champions of France after cancellation of season

- The 2019/20 season in France was recently cancelled by League body

- Threat of coronavirus forced them to make the decision

Paris-Saint-Germain have reportedly been crowned champions of France for the third time in a row following the decision of the League body to end the season because of coronavirus.

The French Ligue 1 chiefs this week made the decision to cancel the whole 2019/20 season due to the continuous threat of deadly coronavirus which has killed many people in the world.

Government in France made it clear that all football activities in the country must be suspended until September with the hopes that the pandemic will get solution.

Although the League body have not made an official announcement on the latest development, but according to L'Equipe, they confirmed that PSG are the champions.

This is because Paris-Saint-Germain have been topping the League standings for weeks and they were also sure of retaining their title.

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The report added that the teams that will be relegated have not been confirmed as the League body will take their time on the decision to be made.

Season's last round of fixtures were played on March 7 and 8, and the final standings see PSG sitting 12 points clear of second-placed Marseille with a game in hand.

Should the League body later comes out with their position that PSG are champions, then it means that they will be winning their ninth title in history.

Earlier, had reported how Franck Ribery made his rapper friend Kof smile in the best of ways he can after providing a private jet to transport his mum from Algeria to France to unite them.

The French star is currently injured while playing for his club Fiorentina helped his friend repatriate his mum from Algiers to Marseille.

And Kof has been grateful for the gesture of the former Bayern Munich winger who made provision of the private plane to unite mother and son.

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Kof could not hide his emotions as he took to his Instagram handle to pay tribute to the one-time Champions League winner.

Ribery is currently recovering from an ankle problem and is set to return to action when the Serie A season return.

The 37-year-old made a summer switch from Bundesliga side Bayern after spending two long seasons at the Allianz Arena.

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