New Delhi: The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) on Monday (June 29) chose to hold off SAFF Champion to 2021 in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The football championship was slated to happen in Bangladesh in September2020
Nevertheless, due to the risk postured by the deadly virus, the member associations ‘General Secretaries decided to postpone the occasion.
” The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) held a meeting at 15: 00 hrs (BST) today via Zoom with its Member Association’s General Secretaries regarding SAFF Competitions this year. The competitions are, SAFF Championship, SAFF U-15 Championship, SAFF U-15 Ladies’s Championship and SAFF U-18 Women’s Champion,” SAFF stated in a Facebook post.
” Anwarul Huq, General Secretary of SAFF, invited everybody and thanked them for their time. The respective General Secretaries offered their important insights concerning COVID-19 obstacles and opinions relating to the competitions. Taking whatever into account SAFF has actually chosen to hold off SAFF Championship to 2021,” it more read.
” In regards to the Youth Competitions it is been postponed till the next evaluation conference in early September when after reassessing the COVID-19 scenario a choice will be taken,” it added.