FAM & GOVT to meet on football resumption


Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has resolved to commence discussions with the Malawi government and relevant stakeholders on the possibility of kick off of the 2020/21 football season in August.

At a meeting held in Salima on Saturday 30th May 2020, FAM executive committee agreed to the proposal submitted by the FA’s competitions committee and COVID-19 taskforce committee who set August as the month for football games to resume in the country.

In a statement released by FAM signed by general secretary Alfred Gunda, the meeting with government officials and all relevant stakeholders will start in June 2020 with the FA giving a blueprint on how football can resume in the safest manner possible to mitigate the effects of COVID-19.

The 2020 football season was supposed to kick off on 21st of March but was postponed after President of the republic of Malawi professor Arthur Peter Muthalika declared a state of disaster in the country due to coronavirus.

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