COVID-19: CAF to maintain schedule of all competitions

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians The Confederation of African Football says it will maintain the schedule of all competitions despite the outbreak of coronavirus as the World Health Organisation is yet to declare any African country as a high risk. This was contained in a statement on the continental football governing body’s website on Wednesday. It said: “CAF wishes to inform Member Associations and the entire African football family that we are closely monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world and in particular the African Continent. “According to World Health Organisation (WHO), no African country till date has been declared a high risk. “Consequently, CAF has decided to maintain the schedule of all competitions. “Also, CAF has been informed of the restrictive measures taken by the authorities of some Member Associations and is in contact to find solutions on a case-by-case basis, with the option of the organisation of matches behind closed doors.” CAF added that regarding the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Cameroon 2020, a delegation from the CAF Medical Committee would visit Cameroon from March 14 to 15. “The purpose of this mission is to assess all the preventive measures taken by the Local Organising Committee,” it said. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 2020 CHAN is scheduled to hold from April 4 to 25.Tags: africacafCoronavirusCOVID-19Total African Nations Championshiplast_img read more

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