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FIGC calls for suspension of betting sponsorship ban in financial relief plan

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The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has called for the government ban on domestic betting sponsorships to be suspended as part of a raft of measures to lighten the financial burden on football clubs caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

An official document has been sent to the relevant government departments, with the FIGC highlighting “critical issues and the socio-economic impact of one of the most important production sectors in our country”.

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