OFFICIAL : Egyptian League becomes 3rd African League after Morocco and DR Congo and 5th Arab League after Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Kuwait, and Iraq to suspend its league due to Coronavirus for 15 days from Monday
The Egyptian Football Federation announced today, Saturday, the suspension of matches in various competitions, following the outbreak of Coronavirus.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Medical Committee of the Football Association had announced a few hours ago, they insisted on completing sports competitions naturally, because there was no reason to suspend the activity, but the situation changed after the Prime Minister's Conference.
The statement of the Jabaliya came as follows: "According to the directives of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Youth and Sports, and after reviewing the recommendations of the Medical Committee of the Egyptian Football Association, the Egyptian Football Association decided to suspend the game for a period of 15 days, starting next Monday, March 16.
"The decision applies to all grades of local competitions and all ages."
And Mostafa Madbouly, the Prime Minister of Egypt, announced, during a press conference, that he had issued instructions to cancel all sports activities in all facilities throughout the Republic.
It is noteworthy that Al Ahly currently tops the Premier League table with 49 points from 17 games, followed by Arab contractors with 33 points from 18 games, then Pyramids with 32 points from 18 games, and fourth Zamalek with 28 points from 16 games.
Submitted March 14, 2020 at 11:07AM by legend62009
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