Hervé Renard

Riyadh - SPA
Saudi National Team Coach Decides to Reduce his Salary, in Support of Health Endeavors

The French Coach of the Saudi National Team Hervé Renard announced here today reducing his salary, to support health departments in the Kingdom, to combat novel Coronavirus.

In a tweet, on his Twitter account, Renard wrote: I decided to take part in supporting health departments, in the country, through reducing my salary."

I took such an initiative for the sake of backing up all efforts exerted to combat Coronavirus. Wish you good luck. Stay-at-home," he added.

On its part, the official account of the Saudi national team, commenting on the initiative, replied with a tweet read: "Thank you our nice coach for the initiative to reduce your salary, against the backdrop of Coronavirus crisis.

The decision of Hervé Renard took place following Saudi football clubs' agreement to reduce their players' salaries by 50 per cent, due to stopping matches, because of Covid-19, for more than one month, exactly since 15 March 2020.

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