COVID-19: FIFA To Organise Fundraising Charity Match

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino

The Federal of International Football Association, FIFA, in its quest to support the fight against the novel Coronavirus has planned to organise a charity football match for funds raising purpose. This was disclosed by the world football governing body president, Gianni Infantino on Monday.

He said, “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.

Infantino further noted that FIFA has also contributed financially to the global issue, “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.” He added.

However, further details of the match were not given.

(THE PUNCH)

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