FNT Media Release: Football NT Postpones Football for two weeks



FNT Media Release: Football NT Postpones Football for two weeks

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Darwin, Australia

Football NT Postpones Football for two weeks.

 Today the Board of Football NT advised that all football activity in the Northern Territory would be postponed for two weeks effective immediately.

This postponement affects all football activity including but not limited to:

Miniroos football aged 5 to 11 years (which was to start this Sunday)

Junior football competition (which was to start this Sunday)

FFA Cup (which was to start tonight)

Senior Football (which started last weekend)

All Club training and scratch matches

Over 35’s football

Remote and regional football clinics

School-based football clinics

The postponement will be from Tuesday 17 March to Tuesday 31 March.

The Football NT Board will meet again next Tuesday to assess the situation and we stress that this is only a postponement and we will be firmly focussed on recommencing football in the NT.

The management of Football NT continues to monitor the NT Chief Medical Officer’s advice, the national decisions of Football Federation Australia and the Commonwealth Government and its agencies and will provide a “Coronavirus and Football in NT” update daily to the football family.

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For further information, please contact

Bruce Stalder

Chief Executive Officer

M: +61 0406 166 466

E: ceo@footballnt.com.au