Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho, along with fellow Leicester City teammates will wear special shirts with the name of late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s written on them when they tackle Burnley this weekend in the premier league.
It will Leicester’s first home league match since the death of Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash outside the club’s King Power Stadium on October 27.
As part of activities to honour Srivaddhanaprabha who died along with four others, the club will play a special video before the game while fans have also planned a tribute march.
Scarves, pin badges, clap banners, and a special matchday programme as commemorative gifts, will also be presented to supporters.
“The Srivaddhanaprabha family and everyone at Leicester City Football Club have been deeply moved by the remarkable volume of generous and thoughtful tributes left at King Power Stadium,” the club said in a statement.
“The support of our fans, our community, and the football world during this darkest of weeks will never be forgotten.”
Tribute T-shirts will be worn by the players during their warm-up and their match kit will bear Srivaddhanaprabha’s name for the first half.
During the second half, the Foxes’ shirts will bear an embroidered poppy symbol in commemoration of Remembrance Sunday, with a two-minute silence to be held before kick-off. The team just returned from Thailand where they attended his funeral.
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