COVID-19: Football Journalist Calls On Fans To Join Hands Against Coronavirus

Paris-based Football Journalist, Babatunde Ojora, has called on the entire football family to join hands together to fight the war against Coronavirus.

The Nigerian-born UEFA Accredited Sports Journalist said this while answering questions via Skype call on a BCOS television Sports show hosted by Boluwaji Ogunmola.

The outbreak of the deadly virus has put world football on hold for weeks and it remains unclear when, or even if, the season will resume.

In France, according to the latest report from the health authorities, 70,478 cases have been confirmed, with 8,078 deaths recorded so far.

“I’ve missed covering not just the Champions League and Europa League, but the French Ligue 1, this Coronavirus have a big impact on football generally, with UEFA postponing every UEFA competitions earlier scheduled for this year. As a football content creator we are left with little or no content to create in the absence of football. 2020 will go down as a big blow for football as everything is being crippled….We have to come together because this is a war against humanity” Babatunde said.

The Uganda Premier league became the first league to be called off on Thursday due to the virus and SC Vipers was also declared champion.
Belgian Jupiler league was also ended on Thursday with Club Brugge on top of the league with 15 points gap but final decision will come from the Football Association on April 15th.

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has said the Champions League and Europa League could be abandoned if Coronavirus restrictions remain in place into September.


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