Brussels - Training for Belgium's friendly football match
against Portugal was called off on Tuesday following the deadly explosions that
rocked Brussels airport and metro.
"All our thoughts at this moment are with the victims
(of the blasts). Football is not the priority today. Training cancelled,"
the Belgian Football Federation posted on its Twitter account.
There was no immediate word if the match, due to be played
next Tuesday at the King Baudoin stadium in the Belgian capital, would go
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Belgium are currently the top ranked team in the world and
the game against Portugal is part of the team's preparations for the Euro 2016
competition which takes place in France in June and July.
In another reaction to the blasts, the Travers la Flandre
cycling race, which had been due to be held on Wednesday, was also called off.For
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