Pedro Proenca confirmed, Friday, that the next sports season will start with fans in the stands, a wish already expressed during the draw for professional competitions. The league chief used social media to announce that first and second tier stadiums would be able to hold up to 33 percent of capacity, a percentage that will be re-evaluated throughout the season.
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«The start of the season is confirmed with the fans in the stands! After the meetings held in recent weeks with the government and the General Directorate of Sports, we are pleased to see a fair request from the Portuguese League and all sports associations over the past season: that our fans return to their place for them … the seats! The 2021-22 season will start with 33% of the capacity in the stadiums, a percentage that will be re-evaluated according to the epidemiological development, and we hope and believe that it will be possible throughout the season to gradually progress to the maximum capacity. stadiums. To achieve this, it is necessary to achieve group immunity as quickly as possible. It is crucial that everyone, especially the younger ones at this point, follow the motto left by the campaign launched by Liga Portugal and all its affiliate clubs, the government, the DGS and the staff: Be vaccinated! We are all at stake. We are all decisive.”