Indian gamers have donated Rs 1,45,000 to numerous charities. © Twitter
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has lauded India’s nationwide federation and gamers for serving to the worldwide combat in opposition to the COVID-19 pandemic by making monetary contributions and participating in charity initiatives. In its newest publication, the AFC has praised the member associations, together with India, that are doing a “lot of social work to help the distressed in this hour of global crisis.” “The All India Football Federation (AIFF), the Guam Football Association (GFA), the J.League and the Wuhan Football Association have helped by giving donations, promoting public awareness messages and opening training centres to house medical teams,” AFC said in a press launch.
The AIFF contributed Rs 25 lakh to the Prime Minister CARES Fund. “…players from India – Pritam Kotal, Pronoy Halder, Prabir Das and Arindam Bhattacharjee – have contributed a combined total of Rs 145,000 to various charities and donated food, and organised feeding the poor programmes in the country,” the AFC mentioned.
Forward Jeje Lalpekhlua did his half by donating blood to the Synod Hospital in Durtlang, Mizoram, whereas CK Vineeth helped in his hometown of Kannur in Kerala by volunteering to affix a authorities helpline centre.
AIFF President Praful Patel, who’s a FIFA Council and AFC Executive Committee Member, mentioned: “…now is the time to pay our country back in whatever manner we can. We need to stand together and help each other overcome this crisis.”