It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.

 

Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.

 

Football: FIFA Tsunami fund

page: 1
0

log in

join
share:
TRD

posted on Jan, 4 2005 @ 06:02 PM
link   
FIFA has pledged $2.6million to help rebuild the footballing infrastructure in Asian countries hit by last week's devastating tsunami.

The world governing body said that the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) had also pledged $1 million, meaning a "solidarity fund" of $3million.

The football associations that will qualify for the aid are those in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Maldives, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

The funds will be used to "donate football equipment (balls, shirts, boots, goals, etc) to these associations or their members."

FIFA added that it would be working with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) "to evaluate the situation in the African countries... also affected by the disaster".

Associated Press




 
0

log in

join