The Coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a grinding halt and sporting events have not been spared either.
All major activities including football leagues have been postponed with some canceled, as the world grapples to contain the virus that has threatened to entirely shut the globe.
In football, the French Ligue 1, Belgian League and Dutch's Eredivisie are among Europe's elite leagues that have been canceled as a result.
There is however hope as other leagues across the world are slowly returning, much to the excitement of fans.
The Germany Bundesliga resumed last weekend, with the English Premier League and Serie A expected to follow suit soon.
These are some of the other recognizable leagues that are currently on.
🇩🇪 Germany Bundesliga
The Bundesliga was the first among Europe's top five leagues to resume, with their first matches played last weekend. A total of nine more matches are lined up this weekend, starting from Friday all the way to Sunday.
🇰🇷 South Korea
The South Korean League kicked off on May 8 and will be entering its third week this weekend with a total of six matches.
The Belarusian league is among the few top-flight leagues where action continued with no alteration whatsoever despite the virus. The decision shocked the world since even fans were allowed to attend the matches despite the risk.
🇨🇿 Czech Republic
The Czech Republic League will return from this weekend, with the first match set for Saturday, May 23rd, with more matches set for Tuesday night.
The Hungarian league, just like other leagues European league slowly returning to normalcy will play their first match on Saturday, May 23rd, with Ferencvaros hosting Debrecen.
🇨🇷 Costa Rica
The Costa Rican League became the first Latin American league to resume with a match on Tuesday, May 19, and there will be six more matches to be played this weekend.
Just like the Costa Rican league, the Estonian top-flight league returned on Tuesday with three matches and two more on Wednesday. It will continue this weekend with a total of five games.
🇫🇴 Faroe Island
Action in the Island's top league resumed on May 9, and there are five matches this weekend spread over three days; Friday to Sunday.
Other leagues starting this weekend include;
- Armenia - May 23rd
- Turkmenistan - May 23rd
- Taiwan - 24th
Later this month
- Poland - May 29th
- Serbia - May 30th
- Israel - May 30th
- Denmark - May 28th
- Austria - June 2nd