Australian bushfire relief: Drogba, Heskey to play in charity match

January 28, 2020

FootballAustralian Bushfire

  • Football greats Didier Drogba, Emile Heskey and Park Ji-sung will headline a charity match in Australia to raise money for bushfire relief, organisers said Tuesday.
  • Fires have ravaged large tracts of the country, leaving 33 people dead and thousands of homes destroyed, and sports stars around the world have been rallying to support recovery efforts.
  • Football Federation Australia said the match is set for May 23 in Sydney and the funds raised will be used to restore soccer facilities damaged by the blazes.

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