Bolivian Football President Dies Of COVID-19



The president of the Bolivian Football Federation, Cesar Salinas, died on Sunday after being hospitalised with COVID-19 earlier this month, officials said.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The federation confirmed his death in a statement that highlighted his “dedication and commitment to national and international football.”

Salinas, 58, had chaired the FBF since 2018.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

He was a director of The Strongest in La Paz, a century-old Bolivian soccer institution. His wife, head of the same club, also tested positive for COVID-19.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

“My condolences to the family and friends of Cesar Salinas, president of the Bolivian Football Federation. They have all my support in these hard times,” wrote the interim president of Bolivia, Jeanine Anez, on Twitter.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The South American Football Confederation said, “Conmebol and the South American soccer family deeply regret the death.”.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Salinas had recently met with authorities to plan restarting football in Bolivia after the virus shutdown. With 11 million inhabitants, Bolivia has registered 58,136 cases and 2,106 deaths.





Related Article


Posted By cheatmaster On 10:25 Mon, 20 Jul 2020

Comments:0 || Views:

Comment
Name




.....................

Please LOGIN or REGISTER To Gain Full Access To This Article


Wapbaze is an Entertainment website that deals in uploding of music tracks of any kind and letting her users download them in Mp3 formats of high quality. Wapbaze.com is the main website, Wapbaze.com/music/ is the folder for latest songs, wapbaze.com/movies/ is for mp4 movies updates so as wapbaze.com/videos/ is for 3gp music videos updates and wapbaze.com/forum/ is for latest gist, news, health and tech updates.