The SAFF Cup, initially scheduled for September 19-30, has been postponed to next year due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The decision was taken on Monday at an online meeting of the South Asian Football Federation, with the General Secretaries of the football associations of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Bhutan along with SAFF General Secretary Anwarul Huq present.
Mr. Anwarul Huq, General Secretary of SAFF welcomed everyone and thanked them for their time. The respective General Secretaries gave their valuable insights regarding Covid-19 challenges and opinion regarding the competitions.
Taking everything into account SAFF has decided to postpone SAFF Championship to 2021. In regards to the Youth Competitions it is been postponed till the next review meeting in early September when after reassessing the Covid-19 scenario a decision will be taken.