Top-flight men's soccer continued in seven countries

Despite the worldwide novel coronavirus outbreak, top-flight men's soccer continued over the weekend in seven countries spanning four of FIFA's six confederations.

The action included the league final in Bhutan, the cup semifinals in Hong Kong, a top-of-table clash in Burundi and the opening weekend in Belarus, the lone European nation in which play was held.

In Concacaf, play continued in Nicaragua.

How many leagues will be still be playing next week remains to be seen. The A-League was shut down on Sunday along with Australia's football rules leagues. In Angola, a a top-of-table clash between Petro de Luanda and 1º de Agosto scheduled for Saturday is in doubt.

Angola. Petro de Luanda won to take three-point lead over idle 1º de Agosto.
Australia. A-League finally halted after play had continued behind closed doors.
Belarus. Largest crowd on opening weekend was 3,648.
Bhutan. High Quality United won Super League final 2-1 over Paro United.
Burundi. Le Messager-Musongati top-of-table clash ended 1-1.
Hong Kong. Eastern and R&F won FA Cup semifinals.
Nicaragua. Longtime power Diriangen maintained three-point lead.
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