UAE football association suspends all sporting activities for four weeks

Starting today, UAE Football Association has suspended all matches throughout the country during the 2019-2020 season, for four weeks. The decision comes as an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the UAE and covers all competitions organised by the association, including the Arabian Gulf League and the activities of the country’s national teams, the two women’s football committees and private academies.
“The move is a precautionary measure to stop the spread of coronavirus”, it said in a statement posted on the UAE News Agency (WAM), adding that the step would be evaluated and reviewed after a specified period of time.