AFC elite match officials join forces in latest AFC’s #BreakTheChain series
Kuala Lumpur: Asia’s finest match officials have joined the chorus of the Continent’s icons and stars in the latest Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain series which continues to encourage communities to play an active role in preventing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
FIFA and AFC Elite referees Christopher Beath from Australia, Japan’s Yoshimi Yamashita, Jordan’s Adham Makhadmeh and Mohammed Abdulla from the United Arab Emirates – all of whom have graced the biggest stages in world football – are the latest to feature in the mass awareness campaign urging fans to follow the best practices outlined by the World Health Organization.
AFC President hails Asia’s ‘guiding lights’ as more than 100 stars pledge to #BreakTheChain
Kuala Lumpur: Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, today thanked the 100 players, officials and match officials who have contributed to promote the World Health Organization’s (WHO) messaging during the current COVID-19 crisis.
The AFC President described the Member Associations, the players, officials and match officials, who have led the AFC’s #BreakTheChain campaign, as ‘guiding lights during these dark and challenging times.’
The 100th person to join the much-heralded campaign was Ali Mabkhout from the United Arab Emirates and the AFC has reached that number in just over 10 days – the first 50 signing up in just 48 hours to promote the messages of the highest standards of hygiene, social distancing and, where Governments have stipulated, staying at home.
AFC MAs continue to contribute towards the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Member Associations as well as Asian clubs and players continue to lend their unwavering support to the communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by donating funds, medical supplies and hospital equipment.
The Myanmar Football Federation (MFF), Chinese national team members and clubs exemplify the AFC’s Social Responsibility message that “Football Cares” by assisting the hospitals, medical teams and people in need.
AFC’s #BreakTheChain inspiring messages continue to reach new territories
Kuala Lumpur: China PR international and Beijing FC midfielder Li Ke, Guam national team skipper Jason Cunliffe and Qatar and Al Duhail forward Ismail Mohammad are the latest Asian stars to pledge their support behind the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) BreakTheChain series.
The mass awareness campaign, which today marks one month since its launch, has been widely supported by the AFC Member Associations with more than 120 players and officials lending their voices to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak by adhering to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidelines, while galvanising millions to remain calm and positive during these unprecedented times.
AFC’s #BreakTheChain continues to inspire hope in battle against COVID-19
Kuala Lumpur: Vietnam and Viettel FC defender Bui Tien Dung, Thailand star Charyl Chappuis as well as China PR and Shanghai Shenhua winger Cao Yunding are the latest trio of Asian stars to feature in the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) BreakTheChain campaign, which continues to engage with millions of fans to do their part in combating the transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Advocating the World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidelines on social distancing, personal hygiene and where applicable, staying at home, the mass awareness campaign has garnered the support of more than 120 Asian icons offering helpful and hopeful reminders amidst these unprecedented times.
Korea Republic legend Park rallies communities to #BreakTheChain together
Kuala Lumpur: The most successful Asian footballer in history, Park Ji-sung has urged football fans from around the world to join the #BreakTheChain team to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The former Korea Republic captain and Manchester United midfielder who won 19 major trophies in his career - is the latest icon to lend his voice in the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) public awareness campaign which continues to engage with millions of fans to convey educational and inspiring messages.
Kassem, Zhu and Soeuy join the latest #BreakTheChain campaign
Kuala Lumpur: Lebanon and Nejmeh SC defender Kassem El Zein, Shanghai Shenhua’s Zhu Chenjie as well as Cambodia and Syay Rieng FC’s Soeuy Visal feature in the latest Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain campaign which continues to receive overwhelming support across Asia.
The AFC’s public awareness series has brought together more than 120 Asian icons and officials to share messages of hope and unity while encouraging communities to follow the best personal hygiene practices and guidelines initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to stop the spread of COVID-19.