Cambodian NGO battles Covid-19 with ‘social distancing football’

Video of first game goes viral with requests from grass roots football around the world coming into Phnom Penh-based ISF.

“You cannot play football and social distance,” former England striker Gary Lineker told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview ahead of the German Bundesliga returning to action in May.

The poacher-turned-pundit’s point was that there are times in the traditional game, corners and free kicks, where players have to be in proximity.

Now Indochina Starfish Foundation (ISF) Cambodia, a Phnom Penh-based NGO focused on bettering children’s lives through sport and education, has changed all of that by creating social distancing football.

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