Football coach joins WHO Safe Hands Challenge on Covid-19

Kashmiri football coach Tariq Madni has joined the hygiene bandwagon and followed the latest social media trend ‘Safe Hands Challenge’ initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

The challenge involves washing hands with soap or using alcohol based sanitizer and posting a video of it.

Madni shared a video in which he can be seen washing his hands thoroughly with soap, as suggested by experts, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

In the 2 minute and 40 second video, Madni explained that hand washing is one of the practical measures that people can take to protect themselves from getting infected. He went on to demonstrate the process of effective washing.

Madni, renowned foot player and coach is presently rendering his services for Solina Football Club, Rahim Green Football Club and is also a secretary of District Football Association Srinagar.

 “My intention behind to join the campaign is to encourage my people to wash hands effectively and frequently. At the same time, I want to engage my players with some activity as I posed them challenge that person recording video of best and effective hand washing would be rewarded,” he said.

In the rest of the country, public figures have also joined the WHO Safe Hands challenge and posted videos on various social networking sites.