Liberia has suspended all football activity in an effort to prevent the spreading the deadly Ebola virus, it has been reported.
Liberian Football Association President Musa Hassan Bility told the BBC that all football activity had been indefinitely suspended to protect players and fans as there was "a risk of infection because football is a contact sport".
Mr Bility said the association had written to football governing body Fifa, asking it to call off two visits to Liberia planned for August and September.
Ebola, which spreads through contact with an infected person's bodily fluids, is believed to have killed 672 people in West Africa.
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