©️ WHILE it’s no secret that the coronavirus (Covid-19) has plunged the global economy into meltdown, recent donations to local teams CAPS United and Highlanders have exposed the two giants of Zimbabwean football as charity cases.
The development has seen some well-wishers coming forward to donate goods to some clubs to help them cushion their players during these trying times.
Some critics, though, were quick to denounce the development, saying the donations are a mockery to the legendary status of these clubs.
Some have even availed their stadia to health authorities who have converted them into temporary quarantine and triage areas as most facilities are overwhelmed by the high number of patients.
“The club has a symbiotic relationship with the community. This relationship will always see the club receiving and giving back to the community,” Moyo said.
“Covid-19 has brought global economies to their knees. In recognition of its effect on incomes and prices of commodities, it is only prudent to appreciate the support we have received from members, fans and corporate partners as we continue to find ways to assist players and support staff with some basic groceries to cushion them at this critical time.”
Last week Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande, who plays in a financially stable league, donated goods worth R50 000 to vulnerable families in his rural home of Mutoko.
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