COVID 19: Kogi FA Bows To Pressure, Suspends Football Activities

March 20, 2020
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Kogi State Football Association, KSFA, has bowed to pressure as it announced the suspension of all football activities ongoing in the state.

It could be recalled that the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF about 24 hours ago announced on its website the cessation of all forms of football activities in the country as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic, Naija News report.

Announcing on Friday in a statement, the Chairman of the Kogi State Football Association, Mr Umar Suleiman Isah noted that all football activities in the state have been put on hold, a decision in line with the directive of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF.

Isah further states that a monitoring committee has been set up by the Association to ensure that concerned groups strictly adhere to the directive, adding that those found faulty of this will be given appropriate sanctions.

The statement reads ”You are all informed of the efforts being put in place by the Federal Government and stakeholders to prevent the Corona Virus ( CAVID 19) outbreak which is now a global pandemic.

” In line with this effort to safeguard the lives of all Nigerians and sport loving fans, we regret to inform you as directed by the NFF, that all forms of football activities in Kogi State be suspended for four weeks pending further directive.

“You are advised to adhere to all safety precautions and conduct as advised by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NSDC, such as watching your hands with soap, water, and avoiding crowded places.

” We will be setting up a monitoring committee to ensure that all affiliates adhere strictly to this directive and appropriate sanctions are ala meted to defaulters”.

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