Approved: $1.5 billion Covid-19 aid for struggling football leagues

Jun 26, 2020 | African News, Sport News | 0 comments

Gianni Infantino, the FIFA president, has confirmed all 211 member associations will be entitled to a “basic solidarity grant” of $1 million each as well as $500,000 which must be invested in women’s football.

This was announced after world football’s governing “unanimously approved” on Thursday by the members of its council and insisted there would be “strict controls” on how the money is spent.

Besides, member associations can also apply for a COVID-19 relief loan worth 35 percent of their revenue up to a maximum of $5 million each. Continental governing bodies will get $2 million as a relief grant, and can also apply for an extra $4 million relief loan.

In May, the Confederation of African Football also approved $10.8 million fast-track support to all 54 members association.

Read Full Fifa statement below…

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