TANJUNG MALIM, Feb. 17 – The standard operating procedure (SOP) for the 2022 Malaysian League (M-League), which is expected to start early next month, remains the same, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad has said. Faizal Azumu.
He said there was no proposal to provide flexibility to the SOP following the spike in Covid-19 cases in recent times.
“The SOP for the M-League is still valid and I hope that the public will still abide by the rules stipulated by the National Security Council (MKN) on the advice of the Ministry of Health. This is for the safety of all parties and self-SOP is more important to ensure zero Covid-19 infection.
“However, I would like to advise the public and those involved (in the M-League) to get vaccinated,” he said when meeting Bernama and RTM after the closing ceremony of the 2022 Student Talent Identification Program. to Sultan Azlan Shah. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris campus here today.
Yesterday, Malaysian Football League (MFL) chief executive Stuart Ramalingam reportedly said a request to allow fans to bring food and drink was one of three considerations the body was considering. management of the local league which was rejected by the government for the new season of M-League.
Stuart said the two other considerations that were also dismissed were the issue of quarantining players if there is a positive case in the team as well as increasing the number of spectators at tournament venues.
The Super League is scheduled to start on March 4 and the Premier League on March 5.
Earlier, more than 300 students who participated in the two-phase talent identification program, held on January 26-27 and February 16-17, would be assessed before being offered places in freshman year at Perak State Sports School.
Ahmad Faizal said a selection meeting would be held to choose the students for the various sports, including football, sepak takraw, netball and hockey, with the selection trials focusing not only on their skills and condition physical, but also on their academic abilities. — Bernama