Until January 2021: Fifa more Corona announces support for national football associations

The world football Association Fifa wants to make the national associations to deal with the consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic, a total of 1.5 billion do

Until January 2021: Fifa more Corona announces support for national football associations

The world football Association Fifa wants to make the national associations to deal with the consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic, a total of 1.5 billion dollars (1.34 billion euros) in payments and loans. The the Fifa Council decided, according to President Gianni Infantino on Thursday in a video conference. The funds are based on a communication according to three pillars and up to January 2021 at the 211 member federations flow.

As already known 152 million dollars were released to operating cost contributions to the Forward development of the project for the years 2019 and 2020. In addition, $ 465 million that had been allocated to the forward projects for Corona can be used to help Fund.

In addition, each of the 211 organizations will receive $ 1.5 million in support, including $ 500,000 for women's football. In addition, a maximum of five million dollars per Association can be in interest-free loans obtained. These funds can, for example, for the re-start of competitions and corona tests are used. It should be centrally examined whether the funds purpose be used, said Infantino.

Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 15:20

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