Nigerian Football set to resume as FG lifts ban on contact sports

Nigerian Football set to resume as FG lifts ban on contact sports
October 16 06:57 2020 Print This Article

The Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 chaired by Boss Mustapha in conjunction with Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development have lifted the ban imposed on contact Sports as a result of  Coronavirus pandemic.

Sequel to the  reduction in the cases of COVID-19 across the federation, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) have announced the re-opening of Contact sports after being placed on ban for five month.

Sports and Youth Development Minister, Sunday Dare who sees the lifting of ban on contact sports by the PTF as a welcome Development made this known through his official twitter handle.

“We welcome the lifting of D ban on football by the PTF”.

“The lifting of restriction on outdoor activities including football is in line with earlier consultations with Ministry of Youth and Sports and NCDC. However, this is limited to the actual sports itself & not mass gathering”. The minister twitted

It is now expected that football activities will resume across the nation  without crowd.

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