AFC Leopards have taken a break in conformity with the government’s directive to ban all public gatherings.
Speaking to Ghetto Radio Sports Leopards player Luis Misiko said that they have been given a one week break in order to fight the Corona scourge.
“We don’t have a choice but to follow the government’s directive to prevent the disease from spreading,” he narrated.
The team grappling with financial difficulties is currently placed sixth on the table after 23 matches with 40 points.
Over the weekend Ingwe moved into the quarter-finals of the Football Kenya Federation Shield Cup with a 4-2 penalty shootout win against Ushuru FC.
The competition started on a poor note after some of the teams set to take part in the games failed to honour their matches.
Among them is Kenya Premier League giants Gor Mahia and defending Champions Bandari who failed to honour their match citing the Corona pandemic.
On Monday the Federation followed the directive by the government to also suspend all football activities from Monday, March 16, to the first week of April in a move aimed at curbing the spread of the virus.
Kenyan Premier League Limited also issued a statement confirming they had postponed three rounds of matches in the top-flight after consulting with the Ministry of Health and setting April 4 as the tentative date for the league to resume.
The world is feeling the weight of the Covid 19 outbreak that spread from China to most countries around the World.
From major club and international football to the golf and tennis tours, Covid-19 has decimated the sporting calendar.