The Gauteng Provincial Government is pleased to welcome the active participation of the DSTV Premier League teams in the Covid-19 vaccination rollout programme that is scheduled to start today, 13th of September 2021 with both football players and technical members for Mamelodi Sundowns and TS Galaxy to be vaccinated.
For Mamelodi Sundowns vaccination will take place at Chloorkop and TS Galaxy at Benmore.
The Gauteng MEC spokesperson for Health, Kekana said that the PSL football teams took a decision to make the Covid-19 vaccination publicly for its significant and to emphasis the return to play social mobilisation programme which was launched by the government and social partners last week.
Furthermore, the vaccination will also help with easing for things to return to normal such as attending sporting, cultural, religious and entertainment events safely.
The government further urges people to vaccinate to take back their lives, adjusting to the new normal. They are hopeful that when teams vaccinate it will also encourage others not to be hesitated to take the Covid-19 vaccine.