The football championship was slated to take place in Bangladesh in September this year. However, due to the threat posed by the deadly virus, the member associations’ General Secretaries made the decision to postpone the event.
The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) held a meeting at 15:00 hrs (BST) today via Zoom with its Member Association’s General Secretaries regarding SAFF Competitions this year.
“Anwarul Huq, General Secretary of SAFF, welcomed everyone and thanked them for their time. The respective General Secretaries gave their valuable insights regarding COVID-19 challenges and opinions regarding the competitions. Taking everything into account SAFF has decided to postpone SAFF Championship to 2021,” it further said.
“In regards to the Youth Competitions, they have been postponed till the next review meeting in early September when after reassessing the COVID-19 scenario a decision will be taken,” it added.
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