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As the world continues to battle the spread of the coronavirus disease, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released a document which is to serve as a guide to its members as the football worlds continues to fight for normality.

The document which is titled “CAF Guidelines to Resume Football in Africa” entails the governing body of African football’s plot to reintroduce football on the continent amid the COVID-19 pandemic with the main focus on safeguarding the lives of the Players, Officials, Fans and Partners.

The plan has also be devised to assess the medical conditions of players and officials, the necessary protocols that must be followed in training sessions and the disinfection of sporting facilities.

“This comprehensive document is major step towards resuming football on the continent. Based on recent developments, it is important we have a plan in place to guide our stakeholders on the return of continental and domestic competitions, and the need for an all hands on deck approach.

“Many considerations were factored into the putting together of the document by our team of experts notably the specificities of the continent. Together with strategies established by local authorities, it provides the MA’s with adequate information to resume operations upon receiving the green light,” said CAF Acting General Secretary Abdelmounaim Bah.


Below is the document

CAF Guidelines to Resume Football in Africa