Burundi footballers play on amid coronavirus pandemic

Burundi are the only African country to continue playing football during the coronavirus pandemic, with the league heading toward a potentially thrilling climax. Musongati FC drew 3-3 with Athletico Academy in midweek to close the gap behind leaders Le Messager Ngozi to three points with three rounds of the Primus Ligue remaining. Ngozi are seeking a second title and Musongati a first, and both have two home and one away fixtures ahead with the 30-round season scheduled to finish on June 28.