Paulinho, Yu and Phitiwat latest guiding lights to join #BreakTheChain
Kuala Lumpur: Brazilian ace Paulinho, the 2015 AFC Champions League winner with Guangzhou Evergrande joins fellow Chinese Super League star Yu Hai from Shanghai SIPG as well as Thailand international and Chiangrai United skipper Phitiwat Sookjitthammakul to answer the exceptional call of support in the latest Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain video.
With the COVID-19 pandemic evolving rapidly, the AFC’s mass awareness campaign continues to encourage millions of fans to follow the World Health Organization’s guidelines thanks to the overwhelming support from more than 100 Asian icons providing timely reminders on the best health practices and sharing messages of hope and solidarity.
Zhang, Huynh and Elias latest to lend voice behind the #BreakTheChain campaign
Kuala Lumpur: China PR and Beijing Guoan’s Zhang Xizhe, Vietnamese women’s team captain Huynh Nhu as well as Thailand and Port FC’s Elias Dolah are the latest Asian stars to offer their support in the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain public awareness campaign.
The #BreakTheChain series, which has connected with millions of fans to share the inspiring messages in the battle against the current coronavirus pandemic, has gathered more than 100 Asian icons to promote the health and safety guidelines from the World Health Organization.
China PR’s Wu Lei hails medical frontliners in latest #BreakTheChain episode
Kuala Lumpur: China PR and RCD Espanyol star Wu Lei, who was diagnosed earlier for COVID-19, has paid tribute to doctors and nurses for their selfless contribution to battle the current pandemic in the latest #BreakTheChain series.
The versatile forward joins more than 100 Asian icons and officials in the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) public awareness series which continues to spread the message of unity and enforce the health guidelines by medical experts.
Mabkhout, Duc Chinh and Manda join forces in latest #BreakTheChain episode
Kuala Lumpur: United Arab Emirates icon Ali Mabkhout, the 100th Asian star to join the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain series, teams up with Vietnam and SHB Da Nang’s Ha Duc Chinh as well as Bangladesh women’s football prodigy Maria Manda in the latest public awareness video.
Addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the widely-acclaimed #BreakTheChain campaign has garnered the support of many of the greatest Asian stars who continue to encourage millions of fans to follow the World Health Organization’s guidelines while encouraging the global community to do their part in containing the transmission of the outbreak.
AFC’s #BreakTheChain continues to rally and inspire communities
Kuala Lumpur: Former Japan and current Thailand head coach Akira Nishino, Guam women’s team captain Anjelica Perez and Nepal and Minerva Punjab’s Kiran Chemjong are the latest trio to answer the call in raising Continental awareness on the COVID-19 pandemic through the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) #BreakTheChain campaign.
Having reached millions of fans, the #BreakTheChain series has been widely applauded in educating the Asian community on the precautionary measures established by the World Health Organization to flatten the COVID-19 curve and encouraging football fans to remain calm by sharing positive messages of unity and hope.
Zurich: To show appreciation for the efforts made and risks braved by healthcare workers and other professionals who are giving their all to ensure society continues to function in the face of the coronavirus, football stars both past and present have come together to pay tribute to humanity's heroes.
Across the globe, staff and volunteers at medical facilities have been risking their lives on a daily basis to support humankind. Some have, sadly, paid the ultimate price. People working or volunteering in law enforcement, pharmacies, shops, warehouses, delivery services, public transport, and safety and security have also been playing a key role in protecting our way of life.
To all of these heroic people: football thanks you, football remembers you and football supports you.
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.