The Premier Soccer League's protocols for the resumption of football has given hope to one of the players who was worried about safety.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced the whole world to adapt to a new way of living, especially footballers who were forced to train alone in lockdown in recent months.
PSL teams have now all returned to the training fields, but SuperSport United defender Grant Kekana admits it has been difficult adjusting to the new way of doing things.
"It's affected me immensely that this has become the new normal," Kekana tells KickOff.com.
"We are trying by all means to adapt to it, as hard as it is. I still think as a nation we will come out of it stronger."
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Kekana says the Matsatsantsa players are comforted by what the League has proposed with regards to safety protocols despite the number of positive cases in the country continuing to rise.
"I think we are all concerned," he adds. "But what is being proposed to us by the League is giving us hope that our safety is a priority.
"We understand that this is also a business, so in the end we need to meet each other halfway and strike a balance."