11 July 2020 – The South African Football Association (SAFA) and the National Soccer League delegation met on Friday (10 July 2020) to discuss matters around the return to training and return to play.
The two decided to postpone the meeting to Monday (13 July 2020) at the request of the Special Member. The Association delegation comprised of the CEO and Compliance Officers while NSL was represented by the Acting CEO.
“We had a very cooperative and cordial meeting and we mutually agreed to have a follow-up meeting on Monday to deliberate issues with regards to return to training and play,” said SAFA CEO, Tebogo Motlanthe.
On Monday meeting, the Association will bring the Head of Referees to expound on matters of testing and training of the match officials.
“The Association has never been against the resumption of football but we have always emphasised the need to do so under a safe environment and in line with the JLC compliance resolutions,” added Motlanthe.