Dubai Sports Council reviews plans for restarting events

By DG Staff

DUBAI 18 May 2020: The Dubai Sports Council (DSC) yesterday said it discussed the restarting of sports activities, but stressed that it is linked to the implementation of all preventive measures determined by relevant government authorities.

The board also reviewed the performance report of the council for the period 15th March to 15th May and the events and initiatives launched and implemented during the period, which focused on encouraging all members of the community to exercise daily and stay physically active.

The meeting also confirmed the implementation of the directives of His Highness the President to appoint Emirati assistant coaches of all first teams for team games and reviewed the current and proposed budgets for the upcoming seasons, said Wam.

In the field of social responsibility, the council’s performance report included the establishment of two Covid-19 testing centres at the Al Nasr and Shabab Al Ahli clubs, as well as announcing the names of council members who donated blood and volunteered to work at Covid-19 testing centres.

The meeting also reviewed the report of the Development and Future Committee and the report of the Investment and Projects Committee, as well as the mechanisms for implementing Council Resolution No. 01 on the governance of sports clubs in Dubai, which included holding meetings with club councils, organising training workshops for club departments and football companies, setting six policies and work systems and issuing 10 guidelines and approved forms.

They also included setting performance indicators for club departments, especially in the field of player contract management, the management of the affairs of players and coaches, and the establishment of disclosure and transparency rules.

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