Aurélien Chedjou won the Man of the Match Award for Amiens in November 2019.

By Anye Nde Nsoh
Football Writer

The French highest administrative court has annulled the relegation of clubs in the 2019/2020 football season.

The decision was made Tuesday June 9, 2020, where the French high court rej

ected an appeal by three clubs to end the season due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cameroonian trio Aurelien Chedjou (SC Amiens) , Stephane Zobo and Steve Mvoue will stay in the French Ligue 1 Championship next season.

Based on the judge of the State Council, the classification of the ligue is maintained.

“The judge validates the terms defined by the league, in particular for the classification of the Ligue 1 championship.”

“The judge in summary proceedings suspends relegation to Ligue 2 of Amiens and Toulouse.” the State Council said in a statement.

The French ligue was prematurely ended by the French government in April with 10 games left.

As a result of the high court’s decision, the following are noted.

Amiens and Toulouse would not be relegated.

Paris Saint Germain remains the champions of France ligue 1

Olympique Lyonnais failed to qualify for Europe through the Ligue 1 standings, while Amiens and Toulouse were relegated.

French cup final matches for the season can take place in July and August. Training for teams has now resumed.

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