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Posted On: 28 March 2020 07:29 pm
Updated On: 13 April 2020 06:25 am

QFA extends suspension of all local sports activities until April 14

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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Qatar Football Association (QFA) announced that, based on the circular issued by the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) No. 8 of 2020 to extend the suspension of all local sports activities from March 30, 2020 to April 14, 2020, QFA decided to extend the suspension of all sports activities and the matches that it organizes until April 14.

This decision is part of the efforts and measures taken by the State to curb the spread of the corona virus (Covid-19), in the interest of the safety of technical and administrative bodies, players and fans in stadiums hosting matches.

The first postponement period ends on March 29 due to the coronavirus, as the league stopped before round 18 and after the round 17 that concluded on March 7.

Qatar Football Association (QFA) decided to officially postpone the QNB Stars League matches for a specified period in consultation with the parties concerned, while all indications are that the league and the current season's championships will be completed during the next period after reaching its final stages.

The club coaches in the Qatari league have developed special training programs for players during the postponement of competitions, especially after coordination with the Qatar Stars League Foundation and the presence of a representative of the Ministry of Health at a meeting held with the coaches to hear their proposals on training for teams, in light of the conditions of the spread of corona virus (Covid-19) which disrupts many or most of the of life activities worldwide.

(Source: QNA, Image credit: QFA)