France to re-open stadium to 5,000 fans to watch teams on July 11

France to re-open stadium to 5,000 fans to watch teams on July 11

- France will open stadium for fans to watch their teams play after the leagues were cancelled some months back

- The French Cup and the League Cup match could allow up to 5,000 fans enter venues

- The French government have set a July 11, date after lifting restrictions caused by the pandemic

France will be the first nation to allow fans to watch their respective teams play a match as the country continues to lift coronavirus restrictions.

It is understood that up to 5,000 supporters will be allowed into their respective venues to watch the teams play and the figure may later increase in the summer.

The French Cup and League Cup finals could have fans in attendance after both cup games were postponed due to the global pandemic.

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The Ligue 1 and 2 seasons were cancelled in April as Paris Saint-Germain were awarded champions following their lead at the top of the table.

The French government said: "A further review of the national epidemiological situation will be carried out in mid-July to decide whether a loosening is possible for the second half of August."

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe put a blanket ban on all sport last April and announced that no sporting activity will resume until September but collective sports can open from Monday, June 22.

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