By Uche Dozie
Sport Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
Many football enthusiasts can now look forward to the Premier Soccer League (PSL) restarting after the ministry of sports has given the go ahead for league resumption.
The league was paused in March due to the outbreak of the pandemic.
Sports minister, Mr Nathi Mthethwa disclosed that modalities for the league resumption have been sanctioned.
The minister, in a media release expressed satisfaction over protocols put in place for training and testing.
“The plans of the Premier Soccer League have been approved, considering the mitigation strategies and plans in relation to the Level 3 risk adjusted strategy in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic,” the statement said.
“The plans have further been subject to analysis by Health authorities, the NICD (National Institute of Communicable Diseases) who have recommended that the measures put in place by the organisation meet and in some instances exceed the required protocol for a safe return to training and to play in a Biologically Safe Environment.”
The modalities in place suggests that the season will be completed in one central location over a course of weeks, with the testing of players having already started last week.
Kaiser Chiefs top the log of the league with 48 points four points ahead of rivals Mamelodi Sundowns who are in second place and eight points ahead of Super Sports United.
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