Rwanda Resumes Sporting Activities

Author: Rutayisire Patience
On:28/09/2020 18:32
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After six months of sports activities closure, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Rwanda has restarted football and other games. However, players must adhere to the government established preventive measures against the spread of Covid-19.

In mid-March this year, the country decided to suspend matches of football and other games in a bid to impair increase of new cases of Covid-19.

The Minister of sports and culture today announced that all sports activities have reopened, but clubs have to request for authorization, to ensure that they comply with new regulations on Covid-19 prevention.

 ‘’ We are pleased to inform you that- after careful consideration of your strategic measures against Covid-19, that will be followed in the reopening of matches and training- sporting activities have been resumed, beginning from today 28 September 2020,’’ reads parts of letter, adding that association that organises championship in Rwanda will have to request Minister of sports for being given a green light to go ahead. 

The Minister further urged everyone to comply with the government preventive measures of fighting against the spread of Covid-19.    

The schedule shows that footballing championship of 2020/2021 will kick off in mid-October. Other games will also take the follow later.


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