SA Football Association welcomes national lockdown
The Covid-19 pandemic has rearranged our priorities for the sake of the future of football - SAFA
The SA Football Association (Safa) has welcomed the national lockdown announced by SA President Cyril Ramaphosa in an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19 on Monday.
Safa said in a statement: “Sport and sports business is fundamentally based on healthy, physically and medically fit players. The Covid-19 pandemic has rearranged our priorities for the sake of the future of football.
“Safa therefore, in line with the call by the state President, will extend the ban of all football matches and all other football activities from April 4 as first announced by the association to 16 April 16”.
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