Premier Soccer League (PSL) CEO Kennedy Ndebele said that in future, measures will be taken to ensure that clubs comply with directives.
This comes after six clubs, namely; CAPS United, Chicken Inn, Black Rhinos, Triangle, Yadah and Harare City failed to carry out as well as submit their COVID-19 test results to the PSL by Monday, November 9.
Failure to comply with the directive by the six clubs within the stipulated time has stalled progress on the resumption of domestic football. Said Ndebele:
We are happy with the clubs that have been proactive in this endeavour and at the same time disappointed with the clubs that have not been cooperative. We shall take measures to ensure that in future everyone will comply with directives.
This phase is very important because we are already looking to also prepare for next year’s competition. It helps us understand the procedures we need to undertake for the future.
Clubs that have submitted COVID-19 test results are; Herentals, FC Platinum, Highlanders, Ngezi Platinum, ZPC Kariba, Whawha, Tenax, Dynamos, Bulawayo City, Manica Diamonds, Bulawayo Chiefs, Cranborne Bullets.
Ndebele said the resumption of domestic football would also help the national team to prepare for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in January and February next year.