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Sports News of Sunday, 19 April 2020

Source: Ghana Soccernet

Wakaso makes passionate 'stay at home' plea to Las Palmas fans amid COVID-19 crisis


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Former Las Palmas midfielder Mubarak Wakaso still treasures his time at Spanish side Las Palmas after making a passionate plea to the people in the Gran Canaria region to stay at home amid the Coronavirus outbreak.

Wakaso, who was well-liked by Las Palmas fans during his sole season with the team, has sent a message of encouragement to the people on the island urging them to stay at home in order to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

“Everyone knows that we are in a difficult situation and now is the time to stay home to see if we return to the moment prior to this crisis!

"Gran Canaria, my people, you have to be at home with the family," he said.

He made a total of 24 appearances for the Yellows during the 2015/16 season.

The total number of coronavirus deaths in Spain has now exceeded 10,000, as 950 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

The country, the second-worst hit in terms of deaths, has also lost nearly 900,000 jobs.

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