Italian FA requests gambling sponsorship ban hiatus

Football governing body calls for two-year suspension of existing blackout to help clubs recover finances lost to the Covid-19 pandemic

The Italian FA (FIGC) has called on the country’s government to suspend a prohibition on gambling-related sponsorships to aid the recovery of Italian football finances following the Covid-19 pandemic. In a new report entitled Analysis and socio-economic impact of Italian professional football, the FIGC suggested the ban be lifted until 30 June 2023 in a…

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