MWFA INFORMATION – COVID-19 – Update 2 April
Update from FFA: all Football activities now suspended until at least 31 May.
MWFA scheduled commencement dates will be revised in due course.
Following advice from Football NSW, which has been liaising with the FFA and the Federal Government in relation to the COVID-19 virus, there is a suspension of all football activities until Monday April 27.
The MWFA Board met with the Presidents of all 17 clubs and the MWFRA on March 18 to discuss the situation and consider a date for the 2020 MWFA Competitions to commence (refer to links above).
At this stage the ban on all football activities includes:
- Training sessions
- Pre season friendlies
- MWFA Competition matches
- FFA Cup matches
- Training sessions with external providers/academies/private providers
- MWFA Coach education courses
- Football Club events (muster days, grading days).
Please note Clubs and the MWFA should understand and apply the Federal Governments guidelines around number of people and safe distances (1.5m apart) when organising meetings to discuss/resolve this issue.
To further assist Clubs with communications, the MWFA will TODAY be sending this information direct to all football players registered in the 2020 MWFA competitions. It will also include the below links
There is no doubt we are entering a challenging time and we ask for the support of the Member Clubs to work together with the MWFA to minimise the disruption to football while adhering to the health warning and information of the experts in relation to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).