The Emirates FA Cup will touch down in Harare on Saturday giving football fans the chance to see the iconic trophy for themselves as well as meet soccer legend Nwankwo Kanu who will accompany the trophy.
BY David K. Muchechetere – Soccer24
Emirates will be bringing the trophy accompanied by Emirates FA Cup ambassador and former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu to Zambia and then on to Zimbabwe as part of a four-day tour.
Kanu, a three-time FA Cup winner, will spend time at a coaching clinics for aspiring football youngsters during tne visit in both countries.
This is the second tour of Africa the Emirates FA Cup is making. In 2016, the trophy made its maiden tour of Africa with stop-overs in Ghana and Kenya.
Emirates became the title sponsor of the Emirates FA Cup the 2015/16 season as part of a three-year sponsorship deal with England’s Football Association.