ANKARA 

Star footballers from Europe will compete in an online football gaming tournament on Saturday in a bid to help refugees fight the novel coronavirus.

“We’re excited to invite you to watch our first ever charity live stream!” the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said in a statement on Friday.

“Pro footballers Alphonso Davies (FC Bayern Munich) and Asmir Begovic (AC Milan) will be competing in an online football tournament to help protect refugee communities from COVID-19,” it added.

The encounter between Davies and Begovic will be on a popular football gaming platform on April 25 as they are set to

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