PSL throw in the towel as SAFA says no to return of football in South Africa

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has agreed to the South African Football Association’s (SAFA) proposed date on when the 2019/20 season should return.

READ: SAFA: No PSL football in South Africa until August

In a statement released on Tuesday, PSL said, “The National Soccer League Board of Governors held a virtual meeting today, 14 July 2020, to consider, amongst other things, the resumption of the 2019/20 season.”

“The Board of Governors noted that the PSL had received permission from the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture on 23 June 2020 to resume the 2019/20 season.

“The PSL had complied with the requirements and ready to resume with the 2019/20 season on 18 July 2020, but are unable to do so due to unavailability of match officials.

“The Executive Committee has been mandated to re-engage stakeholders regarding the current status quo.”

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