The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has been firmly told by Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob that the Malaysian League matches will not be granted any form of exemption whatsoever.
Speaking at his daily press conference today, the defence minister pointed out that the current standard operating procedure (SOP) under the movement control order (MCO) disallows any gathering and a football match is already a breach of the regulations.
“The SOP does not allow any groups to gather. You can’t play football alone on one side. You need two teams. On the field, there are already 22 players. It’s not like badminton where you stay on your side of the net alone and face your opponent.
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