Ensuring a safe return to football: WHO says it is engaged in technical consultation with all football actors

23 April 2020

Bundesliga
Photo: PA Images The World Health Organization (WHO) is committed to ensure consistency in the use of its risk assessment tools.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is committed to ensure consistency in the use of its risk assessment tools.

It is the sole duty of event organisers to suggest the timing of sports events.

Decisions to change planned events should be based on a careful assessment of the risks involved.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The World Health Organization (WHO) is engaged in technical consultation with all football actors in order to ensure consistency in the use of the WHO safety and health guidelines.

"We are engaged in technical consultation with all football actors and experts in mass gatherings to ensure consistency in the use of WHO risk assessment tools," the organisation said in a statement to offthepitch.com on Thursday.

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