The Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) has declared the cancellation of all varieties of football actions in the region for the future 4 weeks.
NFF Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, in a assertion on Wednesday, disclosed that the shutdown was “as a consequence of the world wide coronavirus pandemic’’.
He mentioned the shutdown impacted all on-field pursuits involving the several nationwide groups, the Nigeria Specialist Football League (NPFL), the other leagues, youth football programmes and “even street football’’.
He quoted the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, as indicating “the cessation will be for four weeks, right after which the condition will be reviewed in line with situations and traits around the world.
“They need to observe the safeguards as suggested by the Federal Ministry of Health and fitness and the Nigeria Centre for Condition Regulate (NCDC), these as hand-washing, the use of sanitisers and social distancing.’’
Pinnick was further quoted as indicating the only soccer exercise that would be permitted was the get the job done of the NFF investigation committee into the dying of Chineme Martins.