Jason Roberts Foundation and Sodje Sports Foundation team up to raise funds with star-studded event
Show Racism the Red Card is pleased to announce that the campaign is supporting a special charity fundraising celebrity football match at Brentford FC on May 27th.
The Jason Roberts Foundation (JRF) and Sodje Sports Foundation (SSF) have organised the “Friends of Africa v Friends of Caribbean” Charity football match, which will take place as part of a “Giants of Africa and Pirates of the Caribbean”, Family Fun Day on Bank Holiday Monday, May 27th.
The event aims to raise funds for the Damilola Taylor Trust, Daniel De-Gale African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust, Stephen Lawrence Trust and Brentford FC’s chosen charity.
Events on the day will include;
The Main Event - Friends of Africa v Friends of Caribbean Celebrity Football Match
· Teens Football Match ( Asia v Brentford Academy U14)
· Caribbean v Africa Group Dance Off
Live performances from Africa and the Caribbean, Featuring Fuse, Atumpan, May7evn, Omar, X Factor Winner Alexandra Burke (more to be confirmed)
There will also be African, Caribbean and English licensed food stalls, with a wide range of entertainment and activities to enjoy including Bouncy Castles, Face painting and Activity Stands, and flags and whistles from all countries can be purchased on the day.
Confirmed Team Players include:
(Caribbean) Andy Cole, Michael Turner, Aston (JLS) Paul Merson, Michael Thomas, Frank Sinclair, Ricardo Gardner, Luther Blissett, Paul Davis, Jason Euell, Paul Canoville, Kevin Lisbie, DJ Campbell, Johnny Nelson (Ex Boxing Champion) Ricardo Fuller, Michael Johnson, Richard Langley, Jamie Lawrence, Tubes (Soccer AM) Andros Townsend, Paul Smith, DJ Spoony, Sol Campbell, Darren Byfield, Leon MacKenzie, Noel Clarke (actor)
(Africa) Patrick Vieira, Dane Bowers, Fabrice Muamba, Orishe (JLS), Dean Holdsworth, Jay Tabb, Mc Harvey, Clive Betts MP, Vincent Pericard, Benjani Mwaruwari, Dickson Etuhu, Danny Shittu, Ade Akinbiyi, Ashley Banjo (Diversity), Tijani Babaginda, Chucky Venn (Eastenders) Kash Siddiqi, Peter Odemwingie, Junior Agogo, Derek Chisora (Boxing Champion), Eddie Kadi, James Maza (actor) Max Rushden (Soccer AM) Dennis Hobson (Boxing promoter),Tamer Hassan (Actor), DJ Abrantee (Choice FM) Kojo (Choice FM) with more high-profile names to be announced soon.