● Champions league final has been moved from St Petersburg to Paris
Breaking news reaching News247gh.com can confirm that this season’s CL final has been moved from St Petersburg to Paris. We earlier reported about UEFA’s emergency meeting which has been scheduled for today, February 25th.
UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin told the Executive Committee the meeting was urgent. It was to decide where the Champions League final would be played. Read more https://www.facebook.com/109746051257366/posts/295233659375270/
UEFA’S decision became necessary after President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian military to invade Ukraine Kyiv residents flee Ukraine, others stuck after Russia attacks
After careful deliberations and considerations, UEFA has decided to change the venue from Russia to Paris. Stade de France, will now be the venue of the season’s Champions league final.
“The UEFA Executive Committee held an extraordinary meeting following the grave escalation of the security in Europe. The UEFA Executive Committee decided to relocate the final of the 2021/22 UEFA Men’s Champions League from St Petersburg to Stade de France in Saint Denis. The game will be played as initially scheduled on Saturday 28th May” the statement from UEFA reads.
UEFA also thanks French President Emmanuel Macron for his support.
“UEFA wishes to express its thanks and appreciation to French Republic President Emmanuel Macron for his personal support and commitment to have European club football’s most prestigious game moved to France at a time of unparalleled crisis” the statement said