The expected lifting of lockdown restrictions in South Africa at the end of the month is unlikely to result in a resumption of sport and will add to frustrations in a country besotted with both football and rugby.
Some soccer enthusiasts in Limpopo say any decision which will be taken by the Premier Soccer League (PSL) on how the 2019-2020 PSL season should end will not satisfy everyone.
In responding to COVID-19 pandemic which has brought the whole world to a standstill, resulting in almost all the football leagues around the world being suspended, the world’s football mother body FIFA has established a task force.
The Premier Soccer League has agreed to continue with the suspension of its programme in both divisions, the elite league and the Glad Africa Championship indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
Deputy Minister of Health Joe Phaahla says the ball is in the Premier Soccer League’s (PSL) court to make a decision about their programme going forward after they met this afternoon.