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Super League behind closed doors

 Chitowe Stadium closed due to Covid-19 upsurge

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A ll super league games scheduled for this weekend will be played under closed sessions of not more than a 100 people, Super League of Malawi says.

In view of this and in line with the regulations and guidelines, SULOM says the games will proceed in line with the COVID-19 Presidential Taskforce regulations and guidelines

The development follows the lifting of an injunction by some musicians against government’s decision to impose a ban on mass gatherings a week ago.

The statement said: “We would like to assure all our stakeholders that safety and security at the match venues will be enhanced to ensure that all the measurers are adhered to,” read the statement.

Sulom would like to remind all stakeholders to adhere to COVID 19 measures that include masking up, wash hands, sanitizing and observing social distancing.”

Meanwhile, the league administrators have announced that Chitowe Stadium which is managed by Illovo has been closed to the general public with immediate effect until further notice due to an upsurge of COVID-19 cases in Dwangwa Estate.

In a related development, The Super League of Malawi (SULOM) says two Nyasa Big Bullets Players who initially showed signs and symptoms of Covid-19 have tested negative and are legible to play.

However, SULOM adds by saying the second set of players (7) are still under isolation until after their period of 14 days lapses and are tested thereafter.

According to the Association, this means that these players are not legible for training and games.


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