Mamelodi Sundowns have communicated a lengthy heartfelt message to the football fraternity as they do their part in helping reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Domestic football as well as club duty have been suspended indefinitely and with the nationwide lockdown, players in the Premier Soccer League have had to improvise with regards to training and keeping fit while indoors.
Messages of encouragement have been streaming in from all over the football industry, as key figures such as the likes of Pitso Mosimane and Steve Komphela urged the public to stay in line with the regulations from the government about remaining indoors and maintaining good hygiene.
In a lengthy statement on Sundowns’ official website, the Brazilians once again reiterated the importance of helping to flatten the curve.
“First of all, we wish you and your family well in these exceptionally difficult circumstances that we are experiencing in our country and around the world,” the club said.
“As you have learned through our various channels of communication, the club has taken all measures and precautions to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus in South Africa. We have complied with all legal provisions and additional recommendations from the relevant health authorities and the Premier Soccer League.
“Now is the time to emphasize the value of solidarity, strictly following the indications of the authorities and, above all, remaining at home to help flatten the curve.
“Coach Pitso Mosimane thanked the essential services personal who are on the frontlines fighting this pandemic through his social platforms, calling for everyone to adhere to the calls to administer safe practices and implement social distancing.
“Together we are going to overcome this immense challenge. We will do it together and with the certainty that we will again enjoy Mamelodi Sundowns passion with the same dreams as always,” Sundowns concluded.