Quake victims honoured in Iran’s football match

By Trend

The victims of the earthquake in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province were honoured during a football match in Iran.

On Friday, a football game was held between the team Fajr-e sepasi (Shiraz) and the Seba (Qum), the Iranian IRNA news agency reported on Saturday.

Prior to the match, players and fans observed a minute of silence in memory of victims of the earthquake in the province of East Azerbaijan.

Seba team provided financial assistance to earthquake victims in the amount of 110 million tumans ($85,000). This amount was transferred to the representation of the Iranian Red Crescent Society in the city of Qum. In addition, about two thousand spectators transferred financial assistance to Red Crescent Society.

The game ended 1-1.


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