Manchester United players will wear black armbands on Sunday, April 30 to mourn the seven fans that died at a viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state, Nigeria.
This was disclosed in a tweet by the club’s official Twitter handle (@Manutd) on Friday, April 28. Manchester United welcome Swansea City on Sunday, April 30, in week 34 of the Premier League.
“The #MUFC players will wear black armbands on Sunday in memory of the seven fans who lost their lives recently in Calabar, Nigeria.”, The Club tweeted.
The football fans were said to have assembled at the centre to watch a UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Manchester United and Anderlecht on satellite television, a game the host won 2-1 (3-2) on aggregate to advance to the semi-final.