Every single country in Africa has applied to Fifa to access a grant through the world governing body’s Covid-19 Relief Plan.
“Fifty-four African member associations have applied for grants,” a Fifa spokesperson told BBC Sport Africa.
Formally approved in July, the Fifa fund is making $1.5bn (Ksh163 billion) available to its 211 member associations and six confederations.
On Wednesday, Fifa announced that it believes the coronavirus pandemic has cost the global football economy an estimated $14bn (Ksh1.5 trillion).
Fifa has revealed that over 150 countries have already applied for the grant scheme, meaning Africa represents around a third of the countries to have made such a request.