Covid-19: African Football Federations To Receive $300,000 CAF Grants

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Football Federations across Africa will receive $300,000 grant from the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) to help deal with the effect of the coronavirus pandemic to football in their countries.

This is coming one week after FIFA announced that all member associations would be given a universal solidarity grant of $1m, with an additional $500,000 specifically for women’s football.

According to CAF, the fund is to help member associations manage the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Each Member Associations will be entitled to $300, 000,” CAF said in a statement.

“Normal eligibility, requirements, to access the funds has been waived due to the exigencies occasioned by the coronavirus.

Football In Africa has been on a stand still since March, with various countries cancelling her football seasons.

CAF, meanwhile has earlier this week announced the postponement of the 2021 African Cup of Nations which has been rescheduled for 2022.

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