With the Olympics on it's a fever nobody seems to mind in the 54-nation continent at any time. Soccer fever which afflicts nearly every African has now become a powerful tool to kick malaria out of the continent of a billion people where the mosquito-borne disease kills about 2500 people a day. The malaria-free Africa campaign has found powerful support from the continent's charismatic soccer icons who are lending their names and voices to free the continent of this curse. 'I am strongly committed to fighting against malaria. Soccer can be used to reverse the course of this deadly disease'