The Premier Soccer League (PSL) have confirmed that the 2019/2020 season will resume on 8 August after a four-month of Corona virus enforced halt.
The National Soccer League Board of Governors unanimously agreed to resume the season on 08 August 2020 in a virtual meeting of 27 July 2020.
The PSL Chairman Dr. Irvin Khoza made the announcement at a press conference in Johannesburg today.
The first fixture will be the Nedbank Cup semi-finals on 8 August before the Absa Premiership and GladAfrica Championship fixtures on the 11 August.
PSL will confirm the exact dates and kick-off times in due course.
The PSL Chairman Dr. Irvin Khoza believes the resumption will help lift the mood in the country.
“This announcement will assist in lifting the mood of the country and also in mitigating some of the challenges faced by our country and the global community.
We have informed our stakeholders including the Minister of Sport, the MEC of Sport in Gauteng, SAFA, the broadcasters SuperSport, Absa, Nedbank, GladAfrica and SAFPU about the plans. All the clubs in the PSL have made it possible in making sure they comply with the protocols.” Said Dr Khoza.
The remainder of the season will be played in a biological safe environment (BSE).
Written by: Diski Voice