The UAE Football Association (UAEFA) has allowed the professional clubs of country to temporarily deduct a maximum of 40 per cent of their players and coaches monthly salaries.
The UAE have sacked their Serbian coach Ivan Jovanovic without a single game in charge as his task of steering them to a pair of major tournaments was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, the UAE Football Association (UAEFA) said on Monday.
The UAE Football Association, after assessing the situation with concerned entities, has decided to extend the suspension of football activities in the country until further notice as a precautionary measure. The decision will be reviewed after assessing the situation.
FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino and AFC President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa hailed the UAEFA’s initiative for organising an international convention to discuss the future of football in the post pandemic era on Wednesday.