Safa opening up football Activity in South Africa


13th October 2020

The South African Football Association (Safa) may be pressured to reconsider their selection to call off the ABC Motsepe League season.

This after the SA government granted permission for all football activities to resume right away.

On the weekend, the Safa NEC declared the 2019-20 ABC Motsepe League season throughout all nine provinces finished with groups occupying the primary positions declared as winners.

It's a decision which took Safa nearly six months to decide on following the suspension of all football activities in March.

Now, with the government giving soccer the inexperienced light, Safa may also revisit its selection and permit for the final touch of the ABC Motsepe League season throughout all provinces.

In a declaration launched by way of Safa on Monday, the association stated the authorities has warned the general public to stay vigilant and cautious because the coronavirus pandemic remains present.

Safa further outlined measures all the clubs should take before football can resume, and they include the appointment of a compliance officer, the wearing of mask, sanitisation and ordinary washing of fingers amongst others.

Clubs are encouraged to do every day screening for Covid-19 signs.

Part of the declaration launched through Safa reads as follows:

Among other matters that the clubs want to attend to are: • The appointment of a Compliance Officer • Daily screening of Covid-19 symptoms • Trying as a whole lot as feasible to take a look at Covid-19 social distancing • Sanitization and everyday washing of palms • Wearing of masks as a whole lot as possible at any given time, besides when education is in consultation.

Safa performing CEO Tebogo Motlanthe said the united states's FA become satisfied that football might be coming again now that the united states is on alert stage 1 of the lockdown.

He brought that the spread of the coronavirus might be curbed if all football clubs observe fitness and safety directives and measures as set out by the association

"We are happy that football will now resume but our members must monitor and ensure that teams follow strict health protocols," Motlanthe said in the statement. 

"All Safa health and safety directives must be followed so that we avoid any possible spike of Covid-19 cases."

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