Absa Premiership

PSL to uphold suspension, season to conclude 30 June

2020-03-19 16:02
Irvin Khoza
Irvin Khoza (Getty Images)

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced that the Absa Premiership will remain suspended in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

In a press conference in Johannesburg on Thursday, the PSL board upheld their decision made earlier in the week to suspend all soccer in the country.

PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza confirmed that the board of governors of the organisation agreed that the seaon must come to an end by "no later than 30 June."

"The board of governors, which was led by all teams of the Premier Divsion and GladAfrica Championsip, resoved that NSL values the lives of our stakeholders," said Khoza.

"We initially said that we will complete the season by no later than 30 June, but we shall remain flexible. We will take all possible measures in line with State President and national government.

"We initially said that we will complete the season by no later than 30 June, but we shall remain flexible. We will take all possible measures in line with State President and national government," he added.

Kaizer Chiefs are currently leading the Absa Premiership on 48 points. Amakhosi are looking for their first league title since the 2014/15 season.

- Compiled by Craig Taylor

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