By Angu Lesley

Football Writer,

Madagascar football stakeholders have met, and resolved to continue the country’s domestic football championships in the first week of August 2020.

The Premier League, CFEM clubs have expressed their desire to resume hostilities this June.

The Association of Elite Football Clubs in the country had informed officials of the Malagasy football federation of their need for a resumption last month.

Officials of the Isoraka-Antananarivo football headquarters in collaboration with government have now resolved that clubs practice sessions for the Orange Pro League will be allowed to resume in mid-July, and the league in the first week of August for the rest of the season.

The 12-clubs league one championship halted on the 22nd of March 2020 after the government ordered for the lockdown of the entire country as a part of efforts to combat the spread of the CoronaVirus pandemic in the country.

CNaPS Sport were log leaders with 33 points from 15 games before the break while Club Mananara are pointless from the same number of games and top from the bottom.

Madagascar has one of the lowest fatality provoked by the pandemic. The country has registered just six deaths from 771 confirmed cases, 168 of those cases have been healed.

Four weeks ago, the country’s government announced they had found the Covid-19 cure.

So far, 18 countries of 54 on the continent has abandoned their domestic football championships while Burundi is the only football-active nation and Tanzania hopes to resume this June.

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