A joint committee of the Football Association and the Professional League supervised its implementation

The match protocol sees the light ... and the Sharjah tournament begins tomorrow

Teams: Sharjah, Khorfakkan, Ajman and Etihad Kalba participate in the friendly tournament. Photography: Osama Abu Ghanem

The Football Association, in coordination with the Professional League and the competent authorities in the country, issued a match protocol, after the clubs waited for its issuance, in order to be able to play the various matches, as part of their preparations for the new football season 2020-2021.

The Football Association said, in a press statement, on its official page on the social networking site "Twitter", that the protocol was completed by the committee supervising it by the Football Association and the Professional League, in coordination with the competent authorities, noting that the Professional League was set on 3 Next September is the date for the start of the new season, with the start of the Arab Gulf Cup matches.

Yesterday, the committee overseeing the implementation of the protocol held a workshop for all clubs, through the visual communication system, to explain the provisions of the protocol, which will be applied in friendly and official matches, during the coming period. The establishment of clubs for matches requires the need to follow and adhere to all health standards and conditions, as well as sterilizing the sports facilities in the club and commitment to social distancing, in order to preserve the safety and health of everyone, whether players, technical and administrative bodies, or others.

Several clubs in the Arab Gulf League were awaiting the issuance of the protocol organizing the matches, in order to hold friendly matches, in preparation for the new football season matches, especially since most professional clubs were unable to establish external preparation camps, due to the current health developments related to the Corona pandemic (Covid-19). World level.

It is noteworthy that the Football Association had issued, last July, the (Guidance Protocol) for the return of players to training, as part of the Football Association's plans to resume sporting activity, which had been frozen since March 15, due to the Corona pandemic, as the various clubs returned to practice their activities. Again, through daily training, the protocol for returning to training at the time guarantees the necessity of sterilizing all facilities of the club, by a company specialized in medical sterilization, and examining all club attendees, as well as ensuring that players adhere to physical distancing, sterilizing balls and sportswear, and obliging everyone. By wearing masks and gloves in all cases, except for players. On the other hand, Sharjah Football Club announced that after the issuance of the health protocol for friendly and official matches by the Football Association, the friendly quartet tournament, which will be organized by the club, is in place with its launch postponed by one day only to be held tomorrow Wednesday instead of Tuesday, as it was Previously scheduled, and will continue until the 28th of this month, noting that, in addition to Sharjah Club, clubs: Ajman, Ittihad Kalba and Khorfakkan participate in the session.

The friendly four-way tournament comes within the framework of these teams' preparations for the new football season, which will start next month with the Arab Gulf Cup matches.

The committee overseeing the implementation of the protocol held a workshop for all clubs.

Last July, the Football Association issued a protocol for the return of training.

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Sharjah Club said, on its official Twitter page, that the organizing committee for the tournament, headed by a member of the board of directors of the football company Badr Ahmed, has completed all its preparations for equipping the facilities of Khalid bin Mohammed Stadium in Al Hazana, which will host the tournament matches, according to the necessary requirements, Included in the protocol governing the matches.

It is expected that the technical staff of the Sharjah team, led by coach Abdulaziz Al-Anbari, during the friendly quartet session, will give the opportunity to the new elements that the club attracted to participate in the tournament matches, so that it stands on the extent of their readiness and harmony with the rest of the team's players, noting that Sharjah Club had set up an internal camp. In the city of Khorfakkan, a gathering of the team's players, including foreign players, they were: Igor Kornado, the Uzbek Shukorov, the Brazilian Caio Lucas, and Cape Verde's player Ricardo Gomez, who returned to the team after the end of his loan to Ittihad Kalba.

Khalid bin Mohammed Stadium, in Al Hazana, will host the friendly tournament matches.

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