World stars appeal to Internet users to donate to Algerian hospitals (video)

Football stars have appealed to netizens to make donations to help Algerian hospitals facing great difficulties in dealing with the new wave of the "Covid-19" pandemic affecting the country.

And many Algerian and international players, such as French Montpellier striker Andy Delors, national team captain Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City, England) and Ismail Bennacer (AC Milan), called for a helping hand to the health sector in a video clip published on Tuesday, in which the Manchester United midfielder also appeared, French Paul Pogba, his compatriot Franck Ribery, former Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba and Chelsea's English player Ricky James.

These stars went to Internet users to donate to the “Seeds of Good” association, headed by Nadia Fekir, the wife of French-Algerian striker Nabil Fekir (Real Betis), in order to provide artificial respirators and oxygen cylinders to Algerian hospitals, while about 14,000 patients are receiving treatment with these. Equipment, according to figures provided by the association.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, Algeria has recorded more than 183,000 cases of "Covid-19" and 4,600 deaths, according to local health authorities.

The move by the football stars comes after the decision of the supporters of Mouloudia Algiers, the dean of Algerian football clubs (founded in 1921), to abandon the celebration of the centenary of the founding of the team and donate the money allocated for that in order to provide oxygen cylinders for “Covid-19” patients.

Many international players, including the legend Didier Drogba, Kurt Zouma and Reese James, support Algeria in this difficult period.#SaveAlgeria

— CFC Media (@CFC4World_Media) August 10, 2021

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