FAM lectures Sulom, Clubs on Covid-19 Football Resumption Measures

By: Duncan Kaonga

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) Covid-19 Task Force on Monday had a session with the league governing body, Super League of Malawi executive committee to orient the body on the Covid-19 guidelines ahead of football resumption.

In an interview with Task Force Chairperson, Chimango Munthali said the meeting focused on sharing the guidelines to Sulom for their adoption and execution when the top flight league starts in November.

“This capacity building process will allow SULOM to take full charge of the implementation of the developed guidelines when administering the top flight league,” said Munthali

The session had three sections with the first one covering Covid-19 training in terms of the disease and its public health and how it should be viewed and managed from a football point of view.

The second one focused on the detailed walk-through of the training and match organisation protocols developed inline with the Covid-19 pandemic response.

The last one focused on the FAM Relief Fund guidelines in terms of compliance, funds Access and use.

On Tuesday the Taskforce in conjunction with Sulom held a similar session with all 16 Super League teams in preparation to return to training on October 17, 2020.

Each club was represented by deligates, Team Doctor and Team Manager who were oriented as Covid-19 Team Compliance officers as well as the General Secretary.

The football season was called off on the eleventh hour earlier this year in April because of the deadly pandemic of Covid-19.

With Football back the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 urged all the clubs to follow all the measures to avoid the increase of cases in the country.

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