SAFA welcomes PSL’s decision to resume football in South Africa

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has welcomed the decision to restart by the Absa Premiership and GladAfrica Championship by the Premier Soccer League (PSL) on the 8th of August 2020.

The first fixture [on the 8th of August 2020] will be the Nedbank Cup semi-finals. This will be followed by the Absa Premiership and GladAfrica Championship fixtures.

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“I would like to thank the NSL chairman and the entire Board of Governors for helping put this matter to rest,” said SAFA President Dr. Danny Jordaan in a statement on the South African Football Association website.

“We will now witness the ultimate and fair conclusion to the current and unique season, and I am sure the football-loving fans can’t wait for football to resume again.”

“The match officials are getting into peak fitness and come 8 August, it will be all systems go,” concluded Jordaan.

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