Sierra Leone skipper Umaru Bangura’s Swiss top-tier side FC Zürich will kick start the remainder of the season next Friday against title-challengers BSC Young Boys.
The Swiss Football League (SFL) will resume on June 19, officials have said with up to five substitutions permitted per match to reduce the risk of player injury.
The season was the first in Europe to be suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the last matches played on February 23.
Clubs will play two games a week to complete the remaining third of the season by August 2.
Bangura, who was on target against FC Aura in their 5-1 win during a friendly preparation, is expected to start away from home behind closed doors at the Stade de Suisse in the capital Bern.
“The ball will roll again,” the SFL said in a statement, following a meeting of its 20 clubs in Bern.
FC Zürich standing fifth before the league was halted 13 points adrift from league leaders FC St.Gallen. The season was scheduled to finish on May 21, while the 2020/21 season had been set kick off on July 17.
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