FIFA plans charity football to raise funds for COVID-19

FIFA plans charity football to raise funds for COVID-19

FIFA plans charity football to raise funds for COVID-19

FIFA plans to organize a charity match to raise funds to curtail the spread of coronavirus, this was made known on Monday by the Sport’s world governing body.

It is our responsibility to demonstrate solidarity and continue to do everything we can to participate and support the efforts in the combat against the pandemic.

“We have been active in raising awareness via several other campaigns,” FIFA president Gianni Infantino said.

According to him, FIFA has also contributed some funds to this cause.

but now we commit ourselves to organise this global fundraising event when the health situation permits, even if this is only in some months’ time.

“Funds raised will support the development, production and equitable global access to new coronavirus essential health technologies, including diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines.”

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However, no further details about the match was given.

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