CAF teams up with top stakeholders to oversee resumption of football

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Football in Africa is trying to find ways to fight the pandemic. Picture: iStock
Football in Africa is trying to find ways to fight the pandemic. Picture: iStock

In light of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has partnered with Fifa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) to brainstorm how the crisis will affect African football.

A brainchild of the CAF safety and security department headed by Christian Emeruwa, the virtual meeting held on Thursday highlighted the integration of health and security as a fundamental organisational responsibility on the resumption of football activities on the continent.

The one-day meeting on Thursday was attended by safety and security officers from CAF member associations.

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