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Coronavirus Tracker: FIFA, ASEAN Urge People to #BeActive Under Shutdown

August 5, 2020

Current updates on association response to the global COVID-19 crisis, along with a roundup of conference, travel and business news and information.

Score One for Public Health
Staying fit while under shutdown may be a goal—or a goooooaaaal!—for many, and the global soccer community is paying attention. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) have launched videos featuring regional soccer stars as a part of the #BeActive campaign, which encourages people to lead active, healthy lives during the pandemic.

“Football and sports in general have the power to bring people together through a shared interest, promoting an active lifestyle and bringing ASEAN together as one community,” said ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi in a news release. “They are instrumental in enhancing camaraderie amongst the youth who are the future of our ASEAN community. The campaign will raise awareness amongst football fans and our larger community on the importance of leading healthy and active lifestyles.”

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