Club Africain fans present US$450,000 in one day


Club Africain kick Etoile du Sahel to win a a 2018 Tunisian Cup

Supporters of Tunisia’s Club Africain have donated some-more than US$450,000 (£350,000) in one day as they conflict to save a financially-troubled bar – including one blind fan who chose to abstain a medicine he had been saving in sequence to assistance his dear team.

Club Africain, who are Tunisia’s second oldest bar and one of a best-known sides in Africa, have been deducted 6 points and authorised financially since of delinquent salaries to former players.

In sequence to assistance a club, that was determined in 1920, a Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) set adult a predicament government cabinet to save a group from serve sanctions.

In October, a FTF set adult a bank comment for fans to present income to assistance transparent a debt that has lifted US$600,000 so far.

That sum along with Tuesday’s contributions, that were collected over a 24-hour period, means a bar has lifted some-more than US$1m towards a sum debt a association puts during roughly US$6m.

In a 24-hour campaign, children arrived with piggy banks and a blind believer handed over his savings, for that he was celebrated with a sealed shirt.

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Fans are giving income to assistance transparent Club Africain’s debts

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Fans immature and aged are giving income to assistance transparent Club Africain’s debts

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Fans are giving income to assistance transparent Club Africain’s debts