The South African Football Association has confirmed that the first group of match officials have been called up and are now in camp.
“South African Football Association (SAFA) has called up the first group of match officials to camp at a Johannesburg hotel in anticipation of the resumption of professional football on 1 August 2020,” SAFA said on their official website.
“The match officials checked in at a Sandton hotel and all underwent COVID-19 testing. The next group is expected to arrive next week and will also be tested and complete the pool required for the remainder of the season.
“SAFA chief medical officer, Dr Thulani Ngwenya said he is happy with the COVID-19 safety compliance measures at the hotel as well as the condition of the officials he has seen.”
“He added that the Association is now awaiting the match schedule from the PSL in order to process their appointment for the respective matches.”
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