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Coronavirus: Uefa gives $250 mn advance to European soccer bodies

Uefa says each of its 55 members is getting up to 4.3 million euros ($4.7 million) they are due in central funding through next season

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European officials are usually required to spend certain amounts in areas such as youth and women's soccer, referee training, and operating costs. photo: reuters

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Uefa is paying 236.5 million euros ($255 million) in advance to its national federations and easing requirements on how they spend it during the pandemic.
 
Uefa says each of its 55 members is getting up to 4.3 million euros ($4.7 million) they are due in central funding through next season.
 
Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin says the money can be used as our members see fit to rebuild the football community.

 
Ceferin says this is a responsible decision to help as much as

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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 4:52 PM IST

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