Egyptian FA bans fans from stadiums over coronavirus fears

first_img Loading… More than 55 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Egypt so far with the government closing schools and universities. After Moroccan football authorities also banned fans from attending football matches last week, EFA has also taken similar steps. “To preserve the safety of the Egyptian Football fans in these special circumstances, which requires all measures to be taken in the face of the risk of the spread of the coronavirus, and in response to the specific instructions, the Egyptian Football Association has decided to hold the next games without public presence. See until further notice,” read EFA’s statement on Facebook.Advertisement Egyptian Football Association (EFA) said that they will be no fan attendance inside football stadiums as a precaution to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too Much10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldInsane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Art7 Famous And Incredibly Unique Places In Thailand10 Irresistibly Cute Albino Animals That Will Make You Day7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooTop 10 Iconic Personalities On TV NowFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them The Egyptian Premier League campaign is currently underway and the Pharaohs’ 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Togo could also be affected by this decision. However, most Egyptian Premier League matches have already been played with a limited number of fans allowed into stadiums following the 2012 Port Said disaster. The coronavirus outbreak is threatening to disrupt the 2021 Afcon qualifiers set for the end of March. Read Also:Egypt’s world record-chasing 75-year-old scores on debut Already, Madagascar’s Afcon qualifier against Ivory Coast is uncertain after the Indian Ocean islanders’ Sports Ministry has suspended their international sporting events. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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