03 June 2020 – Iraqi Football Association officially cancels season after delay of 2 months

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Sports
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Iraqi Football Association

Overview: The Iraqi Football Association announced the cancellation of the Iraqi soccer league competitions for the current season after a break of nearly two months due to the Corona pandemic. This decision came in line with the decisions of the Crisis Cell and the current situation.
Full details here: https://arabic.rt.com/sport/1120685-%D8%B1%D8%B3%D9%85%D9%8A%D8%A7-%D8%A5%D9%84%D8%BA%D8%A7%D8%A1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82%D9%8A-%D9%84%D9%83%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%82%D8%AF%D9%85-%D9%85%D9%88%D8%B3%D9%85/

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat, Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: Parliamentary Crisis Cell
Evidence/Justification: This decision came in line with the decisions of the Crisis Cell and the current situation.