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Return to Football, way forward

12 June 2020 – According to Government Gazette promulgated by Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture on 11 June 2020 under the Disaster Management Act of 2002, football can resume training after complying with the regulations. These regulations entail among others that all teams need to test for COVID-19 and chronic medical conditions (As stipulated in the Football […]

FIFA provides further guidance on COVID-19 football regulatory issues

FIFA provides further guidance on COVID-19 football regulatory issues

11 June 2020 – Following the publication on 7 April of recommendations and guidelines to address some of the key football regulatory issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the FIFA administration has since conducted 13 different workshops with representatives from its member associations (MAs), confederations, the World Leagues Forum (WLF) and the European Club Association (ECA). More […]

BEN MOTSHWARI RECOVERS FROM COVID-19

BEN MOTSHWARI RECOVERS FROM COVID-19

Orlando Pirates have confirmed that midfielder Ben Motshwari has recovered from Covid-19 ad is ready to resume light training. Motshwari tested positive last month, the only Premier Soccer League player known to have contracted the virus, but has now had two separate negative tests, showing his recovery. “I would like to thank everybody for the […]

ABSA AND PSL ANNOUNCE END OF ABSA PREMIERSHIP SPONSORSHIP

ABSA AND PSL ANNOUNCE END OF ABSA PREMIERSHIP SPONSORSHIP

04 JUN 2020 Absa and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) will be ending their sponsorship relationship of the Absa Premiership when the sponsorship contract expires at the end of the current season. Absa has had a 16-year relationship with football in South Africa, 13 of which have been as sponsor of the Absa Premiership since […]

SAFA SENIOR MANAGEMENT REVIEW IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE ASSOCIATION

SAFA SENIOR MANAGEMENT REVIEW IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE ASSOCIATION

25 April 2020 – The Senior Management of the South African Football Association (SAFA) recognised that the postponement of various competitions and activities has put pressure on the finances of the organisation. The Senior Management met over two days (20 and 22 March 2020) to consider the football and financial impact of the lockdown which […]

Football will be totally different after pandemic-Infantino

Football will be totally different after pandemic-Infantino

By Eric Oteng  SWITZERLAND Football will be totally different when it eventually resumes after the coronavirus outbreak, the head of global soccer body FIFA Gianni Infantino has disclosed. “Football will come back, and when it does, we’ll celebrate coming out of a nightmare together,” he told the Italian news agency ANSA in an interview. “There is one lesson, however, […]

PSL SUSPENDS FIXTURES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

PSL SUSPENDS FIXTURES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The Chairman of the League, Dr. Irvin Khoza, today announced that the Executive Committee had resolved to immediately postpone all matches under the auspices of the League until further notice. The decision was taken in light of the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the advices of the South African government. The decision impacts all Absa […]

CLEVER BOYS BREEZE PAST KINGS TO BOOK SEMIFINAL TICKET

CLEVER BOYS BREEZE PAST KINGS TO BOOK SEMIFINAL TICKET

Bidvest Wits are the first team to book their place in the Nedbank Cup semifinals following a commanding 4-0 win over Real Kings at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium in Clermont on Friday evening. Bienvenu Eva Nga, Lorenzo Gordinho and Terrence Dzvukamanja found the back of the net for the Clever Boys, while Lesego Manganyi put […]

SUNDOWNS CLOSE IN ON LEADERS CHIEFS

SUNDOWNS CLOSE IN ON LEADERS CHIEFS

Mamelodi Sundowns have closed to within four points of Absa Premiership leaders Kaizer Chiefs following a narrow 1-0 win over Stellenbosch at Athlone Stadium on Wednesday evening. The Brazilians secured the victory thanks to an early goal from Themba Zwane and still have a game in hand on the Amakhosi. Stellies, meanwhile, remain 11th place […]

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