Rangers, Enyimba, listed for FIFA’s Covid-19 fund raising competition

FIFA is planning to organise a Coronavirus Fund Raising Competition among its continental Confederations, when it is safe for fans to return to the stadium.

Each of the Confederations will use 16 teams to raise funds.

African football clubs already been penciled down for invitation to take part in the competition are Nigeria’s Enyimba International of Aba and Ranger International of Enugu, Kaizer Chiefs, Al Ahly,
Esperance, TP Mazembe, Hearts of oak, Orlando Pirates and Zamalek.

Also listed are KCC, Zesco United, El Merika Sudan, Gor Mahia, AS Vita, Raja Casablanca and Wydad Casavlanca.

The tournament, which will be held in each continent at the same time, will last for a month as all games will start with group ties played over two legs .

The money realised will be managed by FIFA who will in turn reward each club or representatives during an award to the xhampions at its inauguration of interClub tournament in the Hall of Heroes in Zurich, Switzerland.

According to reports, the clubs were chosen because of the level of popularity they command as their pedigree will help to raise millions in a quicker mandatory form.

The dates and times for the competition will depend on when the Covid-19 pandemic will be totally reduced and also safe to carry out sports activities.

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