Zambia suspends soccer season due to COVID-19

Zambia suspends soccer season due to COVID-19

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Lusaka, Mar 20 (Xinhua) Soccer authorities in Zambia on Friday announced the suspension of all league matches following the outbreak of COVID-19.

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) said the decision has been arrived at after wide consultation with various stakeholders in order to safeguard the interest of the players, fans and sponsors.

Sydney Mungala, acting communication officer said the soccer governing body will continue to monitor the situation and ensure that they follow announcements from health officials.

Soccer loving fans will be informed in due course when the league will resume, he added.(XINHUA)