COVID-19: East Bengal, Mohun Bagan will join the UN/WHO campaign
UNITED NATIONS: India's two main soccer clubs, Moh United Nations Bagan and Eastern bengal se unirá a una campaña global de las United Nations y la Organización Mundial de la Salud, alentando a las personas a permanecer activas ya que millones de personas en todo el mundo se quedan en casa debido a la COVID-19 pandemic.
The football clubs are among several from across the world that will join the '#BeActive' campaign la United Nations ched on the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace to "encourage people to be #HealthyAtHome as the world comes together in the fight against COVID-19 , today and every day."
FIFA has joined forces with the two organizations in this campaign, which begins with Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona Liverpool FC and Manchester United FC calling on football fans to put aside their rivalries and join #BeActive to defeat the coronavirus .
Other clubs, including Club América, CD Guadalajara, Beijing Guoan FC, Shanghai Shenhua FC, Moh United Nations Bagan AC, Eastern bengal FC, Melbourne City FC, Sydney FC, Auckland City FC, Team Wellington FC, CA River Plate, Olympique de Marseille, TP Mazembe, CR Flamengo and SE Palmeiras will also join the initiative in the coming days.
WHO recommends that all healthy adults do at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day and children at least 60 minutes. As part of this, the #BeActive and Stay #HealthyAtHome campaign encourages any other form of recreation and activities such as dancing, playing active video games, jumping rope, and staying healthy at home.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, "FIFA has asked the football comm United Nations ity, from member associations and clubs, to players and fans, to show their support, to put their rivalries aside and to show a new solidarity so we can overcome the coronavirus . This is an important lesson not only for today, but for every day."
FIFA President Gianni Infantino said more than ever, one thing must be clear to everyone now is that health comes first, adding that the world football governing body is encouraged that the comm United Nations ity is also playing an active role in ensuring the message is United Nations derstood globally.
As part of the campaign, world-famous players share the following message: "At this time, even rivals need to stick together. We have to keep our distance, but we do not lose our focus. We can show solidarity by being active, and active means following the guidelines from the WHO ."