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Wydad Casablanca sold out 60,000 tickets for virtual match against COVID-19

Moroccan club, Wydad Casablanca has announced they have sold out 60,000 tickets for their virtual match “against coronavirus”.

The club launched a support fund to help battle the spread of the coronavirus and started selling tickets to fans to prepare for the “game”.

The 60,000 available tickets were sold to fans in Morocco and other countries of the world and they announced that all the proceeds will be transferred to their special fund dedicated to fight COVID-19.

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According to a statement on the Wydad Casablanca official website, the fund was initiated through the directive of the King of Morocco, His Majesty, King Mohammed VI and there has been anticipation of this game as fans were encouraged to buy tickets. 

The supporters group of the club had encouraged their members to buy tickets as a way of supporting the club to raise funds to battle COVID-19. The supporters club is one of the best and largest in the world. 

Wydad Club Athletic have won the Moroccan league 15 times and has nine Moroccan Cup trophies. They are also a big side in the CAF Champions League as they have won it twice, and also have one CAF Super Cup Trophy.

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