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.