After the incredible deluge of rain which hit Budapest this afternoon, forced the postponement of the England v Ukraine and Poland v Lithuania games in the 6 a side World Cup 2022 this evening, The ISF tournament organising committee has provided the following update:
A final decision will be made at 6.15 (Central European Time) on the fate of games for the remainder of Thursday evening. This will depend on the condition of the pitch, the stadium and the and the power supply.
Any games that need to be postponed this evening, will be played on Friday morning with the rescheduled times published on the website and all social media channels as soon as we can. The situation at the Leisure Leagues Stadium is unprecedented and we are working tirelessly to get the games played. Depending on the weather conditions and the local weather forecast, we look forward to resuming what has been a wonderful tournament and concluding the matches in drier conditions. The safety of players, officials and spectators is of paramount importance.
UPDATE AFTER THE 6.15 INSPECTION The matches will resume with the 9pm game between France v Kazakhstan and carry on today as planned. The four games that were missed earlier, will be played first thing in the morning.
9am Hungary v Egypt
10am Poland v Lithuania
11am England v Ukraine
12.00 Greece v Chile