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Sports News of Friday, 27 March 2020

Source: Ghana Soccernet

Coronavirus: Ghana's Kassim to suffer 40% deduction on salary


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Many teams in Europe are planning to deduct some amount from the salaries given to their players to support the fight between the world and COVID-19.

Spanish club Atletico Madrid reportedly announced to apply the same thing to their players due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Some teams have also given their stadiums for temporarily use as health centers.

Many footballers have also donated money and equipment to their countries to fight the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Ghanaian defender, Kassim Nuhu Adams plays for Fortuna Düsseldorf in Germany.

Speaking in an interview with Kingdom TV, the Ghanaian footballer explains how the coronavirus has affected German football

He revealed that his club are planning to slash his salary by 40%.

"Our Club 'Fortuna Düsseldorf' are planning to slash our salary between forty to sixty percent due to coronavirus outbreak." He revealed.

According to him the team are planning to also donate some amount and equipment to the health centers in Germany to help fight the coronavirus.

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