PSL announces target date for

PSL Chairman Dr Irvin Khoza and Kaizer Motaung PSL BOG during the PSL Chairman Press Conference on 26 November 2019 at PSL Offices Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

PSL announces target date for possible return of domestic fans!

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced that it is impossible, at least this stage, for football fans to return to stadiums.

PSL announces target date for

PSL Chairman Dr Irvin Khoza and Kaizer Motaung PSL BOG during the PSL Chairman Press Conference on 26 November 2019 at PSL Offices Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced that it is impossible, at least this stage, for football fans to return to stadiums.

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The outcry for South African football fans to be allowed back to stadiums gained momentum after Tuesday’s encounter between Bafana Bafana and Ethiopia.

The South African Football Association (SAFA) together with the government had made it possible for 2000 vaccinated fans to watch the match at FNB Stadium.

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But the PSL initially made it clear that no football fans will be allowed at the stadiums until it is safe to do so.

And while the league hasn’t changed its stance, the tune appears to have changed after Wednesday’s meeting.

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In a statement released on Wednesday afternoon, the PSL said it is targeting the MTN8 final between Cape Town City and Mamelodi Sundowns for football fans to return.

And that will be on 30 October 2021.

However, the league made it clear that this will only be an experiment to see if it would be possible for South African fans to gradually return on a permanent basis.

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The PSL further encouraged more fans to get vaccinated, saying the sooner that happens, the sooner more fans will be allowed back to stadiums.