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Belgium agrees venue change for Portugal match after bloodshed

Belgium agrees venue change for Portugal match after bloodshed
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Belgium’s friendly international with Portugal has been moved to the Portuguese city of Leiria following the Brussels attacks. Initially Belgium

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Belgium’s friendly international with Portugal has been moved to the Portuguese city of Leiria following the Brussels attacks.

Initially Belgium called off the fixture, originally scheduled to take place in Brussels, in the wake of the bloodshed.

Belgium-Portugal friendly canceled after Brussels bombing https://t.co/DyvT1s1ktwpic.twitter.com/sgPrNlDC89

— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) March 23, 2016

The game is now set to go ahead on Tuesday March 29.

Official: Portugal vs Belgium will take place on the 29th of March, in Leiria (Portugal). #ForçaPortugalpic.twitter.com/MgaL0qXZFV

— TheCRonaldoFan (@TheCRonaldoFan) March 23, 2016

Belgium, one of the favourites to win this summer’s European Championship, cancelled training following the carnage.

Belgium accept proposal from Portugal which will see friendly fixture go ahead https://t.co/TPfibSwTsbpic.twitter.com/qWPLmB72DL

— Indy Football (@IndyFootball) March 23, 2016

At least 34 people were killed and more than 200 wounded in Tuesday’s bombings at the Brussels airport and subway.

My little tribute #Brussels#tintinpic.twitter.com/vCqOBdodPx

— Nick Coffer (@nickcoffer) March 23, 2016

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