The Mauritius Football Association (MFA) has announced the cancellation of all football leagues in the country.
The annulment and abandonment of all football activities has come due to the coronavirus crisis.
“After considering the opinion of each member and mainly in consultation with the authorities during the past week, therefore they have decided the current season 2019/2020 ends up with immediate effect,” a statement from Mauritius Football Association reads.
Covid-19 outbreak has led to the termination of all football activities across the world. This was after 1.3 million people were got the virus and killed at least 79,000.
Mauritius has so far recorded 268 positive Covid-19 cases, 24 recoveries and seven deaths.
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The Indian Ocean island country becomes the first country in the world to officially cancel their football leagues due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Other countries like Uganda suspended their football activities but with the aim of completing the season.
By the time of the cancelation, Grande Riviere Noire FC was on top of the topflight log with 30 points level with Bolton City from 13 games played.
Cercle De Joachim and Savanne were in the relegation zone with the former in the ninth with 10 points. In addition, while they stay at the bottom with only nine points from 13 games played.
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