- The football fraternity paid tribute to essential workers on the frontline in the battle against the coronavirus
- Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Multichoice combined to donate crucial medical supplies to healthcare workers
- Fans voiced their approval for the noble cause
All football has come to an end in South Africa due to the coronavirus and the nationwide lockdown.
While the players are enjoying some much needed rest, some have been looking for ways to throw their weight behind the fight against the pandemic.
In a beautiful gesture, the players and coaching team from the Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana teams came together to pay tribute to the healthcare workers who are risking their lives.
Soccer Ladume shared the lovely video via Facebook on Friday.
Not to be outdone, Kaizer Chiefs shared their own video to show their support of workers in the frontline.
The Glamour Boys joined forces with their Soweto rivals Orlando Pirates to give healthcare workers a boost during this challenging time.
With the help of Multichoice, they combined to donate essential medical supplies to the workers.
Kamogelo Mpho said,
"Love and peace and im proud of u guys."
Igwe Masabs Nkukzin added,
"Salute to them family."
Another example of a football player making his voice heard during lockdown was when Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat shared an important message to Mzansi.
The Amakhosi dynamo urged South Africans to maintain good hygiene and social distances, but also encouraged everyone that the battle will be won.
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