Monday, November 17, 2014

Mikel and Drogba join fight to raise Ebola awareness

Chelsea stars John Mikel Obi and Didier Drogba join forces with World's Football’s governing body FIFA and health experts to raise awareness and promote simple preventive measures in the fight against Ebola.


Drogba and Mikel are among a host of footballers around Europe's big clubs who have come together to raise awareness in the fight against the Ebola virus.
The campaign, 11 Against Ebola features Drogba and Mikel along with Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona’s Neymar, and Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm among other stars selected with the help of doctors and health experts from Africa, the World Bank and the World Health Organization who are tracking the deadly disease in West Africa.
Each player shares a message in the fight against Ebola with the help of animated film, radio content, banners, posters and pictures in the multimedia campaign launched today. Former Blue Samuel Eto'o and Christian Atsu who is currently on loan at Everton along with Stoke City's Peter Odemwingie and Tottenham's Adebayor are all part of the campaign.


The slogan, 'Together we can beat Ebola is accompanied with a hashtag #wecanbeatebola.
#prayforAfrica

Source:Chelsea FC