All skilled soccer actions in Nigeria have been suspended for 28 days to curb the unfold of Coronavirus within the nation.
This announcement was made by the Nigeria Soccer Federation on Wednesday.
This comes a couple of days after an unique report by SaharaReporters exposing how skilled soccer league venues throughout Nigeria lacked fundamental precautionary gadgets like hand sanitisers and face masks to guard gamers and followers from Coronavirus.
The report additionally uncovered the shortage of ambulances and medical personnel at most match venues to take care of emergency well being instances.
An announcement by NFF President, Mr Amaju Pinnick, stated, “The shutdown impacts all on-field actions â€“ the assorted nationwide groups, the Nigeria Skilled Soccer League, the opposite leagues, youth soccer programmes and even avenue soccer.
â€œThe cessation can be for 4 weeks after which the scenario can be reviewed consistent with occasions and developments worldwide.â€
In Europe, America, Asia and different elements of the world, virtually all sporting actions have been suspended in a bid to carry the virus underneath management.