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Top 5 cancelled leagues around the world due to COVID-19

Top 5 cancelled leagues around the world due to COVID-19, Coronavirus
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Belgian First Division A

The COVID-19 pandemic halted the 117th edition of the Belgian top-flight in early April. League officials attempted to terminate the season back then. However, UEFA’s threat to ban teams from European competitions that didn’t finish their respective campaigns delayed this plan.

The football governing body eventually granted the league’s request on May 15. Club Brugge were crowned champions, winning their third league title in four seasons. Runners-up Gent took the last Champions League qualification spot. While Charleroi, Antwerp and Standard Liege entered the Europa League.

The biggest victims were the relegated Waasland-Beveren, who finished just two points adrift of safety.