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Health and safety before football

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Some things are just more important than football. The coronavirus is rife in Europe and they acted, but they didn’t act swiftly enough.


18 Mar 2020
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Health and safety before football

Irvin Khoza, chairman of the PSL (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)

In South Africa, it seems like we are acting late, but actually we are acting early, because the virus has only grown now. In Italy, they only acted at about 300 cases, we were on 61 cases so we are taking action. It is difficult to accept, that football matches need to take a backseat, but it is what is needed right now. Most of Europe is first world, the middle class is big, meaning they can afford medical care, treatment and preventative measures. If it breaks out in South Africa and Africa, poor people don’t have the means to...

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