Burna Boy to perform at Uefa Champions League final
Nigerian singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu better known as Burna Boy will perform in the final of the 2023 Uefa Champions League in Istanbul, Turkey.
Uefa revealed this in a statement on its platform on Thursday, saying the Grammy’s award-winner singer will co-headline the competition’s final at Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on Saturday, June 10.
“Known for his global chart-topping hits Last Last and It’s Plenty, the Nigerian star will bring his energy and signature soulful vibes of afro beats to millions of fans before the biggest club fixture in football gets underway,” Uefa said on its website on Thursday.
🇳🇬 The Nigerian star, whose hits include ‘Last Last’ and ‘It’s Plenty’, will bring his energy and signature soulful vibes to millions of fans before the biggest club fixture in football gets underway.
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— UEFA (@UEFA) March 16, 2023
“Hello everyone, this is Burna Boy and I’ve got some big news. I’ll be performing at the Uefa Champions League final kick-off show by Pepsi. Come on, let’s go!” Burna Boy said while reacting to the news.
Burna Boy will bring his signature soulful vibes of afrobeats as millions of fans from across the globe tune in to watch the must-see performance only moments before the biggest game in club football gets underway.
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) March 16, 2023
Now in its seventh year, the Uefa Champions League Final kick off show by Pepsi, formerly known as the Uefa Champions League opening ceremony, will air in over 200 countries and territories globally, just minutes before the stand-out fixture of the club football season commences.
For the first time ever, fans will have the opportunity of a lifetime to be part of the biggest annual global sporting event for themselves
The Uefa Champions League is currently in the quarter-final stage, with eight teams set to compete for the right to be called European champions.
The quarter-final matches will feature Real Madrid v Chelsea, Inter Milan v Benfica, Manchester City v Bayern Munich and AC Milan v Napoli.