Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) has applauded teams participating in the Simama and Sons-SIMSO League for the discipline they have showed so far as the league commences in the highly contested second round.
This has pleased the officials running the league in the region considering a number violent behaviours that erupted during some matches in the 2018 season.
Speaking to YFM sports desk, NRFA Secretary Masiya Nyasulu said this season teams and Supporters have shown good behaviour because they have realized that violence cannot solve any problem in football.
Nyasulu added that excellent Officiation has also contributed to violence free in the region’s top fright league.
“So far the 2019 season is going smoothly comparing to the last season where we had a lot of violence during matches this is so because NRFA conducted trainings for referees in the region to improve our game in the region.
“This season teams are contesting in one of the toughest encounter if you look at the log table you will see that top 8 teams the gaps between them interms of points is not that big which shows that teams are working hard to win the league,” said Masiya
Last season the league was characterized by a number of violence conducts while in some cases match officials were bitten by angry Supporters on allegations that they baised during Officiation.
Currently Ekwendeni Hammers are leading the log tabel with 41 points after playing 18 games while on second position there is zolozolo United with 40 points after playing 20 games, while on third postion there is Baka City with 37 points after playing 18 games and Rumphi United is on fourth position with 36 points played 18 games.