Manchester — English football giants Manchester United honoured late rapper and fan of the club, AKA, in a tribute during its recent FA Cup clash against West Ham United at Old Trafford.
The club’s attacking coach, Benni McCarthy was particularly pleased with United’s gesture to one of SA’s most iconic rappers.
McCarthy took to his Instagram stories to share the club’s tribute.
“FA Cup Match Programme with a nice mention for my brother AKA,” he captioned one of the posts.
In the In Memoriam section of the club’s publication, the club showed a picture of AKA wearing a Man united jersey and paid a heartfelt tribute to the late rapper.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Kiernan Forbes – otherwise known as AKA – a rapper and United supporter from South Africa, at the age of just 35. He was a huge Red and greatly adored by so many. Our thoughts are with his family and many loved ones,” the club said.
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Compiled by Junaid Benjamin