This Wednesday afternoon images of the campus of Deportivo Riestra doing a training, although it is not allowed due to the preventive isolation that prevails in the AMBA because of the coronavirus. The AFA He expressed himself immediately and will initiate an investigation.
THE AFA COMMUNIQUE:
“The Argentine Football Association informs the public opinion, by virtue of images broadcast in a mass media regarding a training that the Deportivo Riestra club would have carried out in its stadium, which will immediately proceed to transfer said situation to the competent bodies in order to initiate the corresponding investigation.
It is expressly stated that the activity does not have the authorization or endorsement of AFA and that if the effective performance is proven it is the sole responsibility and responsibility of the entity and the people who have participated in it.
This association, as the governing body of Argentine Football, constantly watches over compliance with the regulations issued by the public authorities. Currently, in accordance with the provisions of Decree No. 297/20 and its extensions, Preventive and Mandatory Social Isolation is in force until June 7, 2020 inclusive, which among other things prohibits the performance of physical activities both individually as a group.
At this moment, where the entire Argentine society is fighting daily against the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Argentine Soccer family is respectful of the sanitary measures dictated by the national authorities and will continue to wait for the experts in the matter to authorize the return to activity when conditions are in place so that no one is at any health risk. “