- Nigerian Grammy Award winner Burna Boy is set to perform at the final of Champions League
- It will go down on June 10 at Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey
- His fans can’t wait for this day
Nigerian Grammy Award winner Burna Boy is set to perform at the final of UEFA Champions League scheduled for June 10, in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Afrobeats crooner will perform at Atatürk Olympic Stadium. He took to his socials to announce this.
“Hey everyone, this is Burna Boy and I’ve got some big news. I will be performing at the UEFA Champions League Final Kick-off Show by Pepsi C’mon Let’s go,” he posted on Twitter.
One the other hand, UEFA informed football fans from all over the world that the African Giant will be in Turkey for this event.
“Big news! @burnaboy will be performing at the Champions League final in Istanbul alongside another amazing headliner!” the UEFA tweet read.
Tweets that followed showed massive support for the Nigerian crooner set to perform in his second biggest show this year.
In reaction, his fans had this to say.
“Performing in a Champions League is bigger than World Cup,” StarBoyyMiEezy_Music said.
Iryn Deuces noted: “This will be massive. I pray @Arsenal makes it to the finals… fingers crossed.”
Agaba added “Well, this sounds interesting for African (Nigerian) music.”
The ‘Last Last’ singer performed alongside Tems and Rema at the NBA All-Stars Game held in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He was among the first African artist to ever perform in such a platform. Meanwhile, the eight quarterfinalists now know exactly how to get to the 2022–23 Champions League final.
Although AC Milan, Napoli, Inter Milan, and Benfica are all on the same side of the draw as Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Bayern Munich, only one of them will advance to this season’s championship game.
We provide you with all the information you need to know about the 2023 final as the teams flex their muscles in winning this championship.
For the quarter-finals, the following teams will be in action.
- Chelsea vs Real Madrid
- Bayern Munich vs Manchester City
- Benfica vs Inter Milan
- Napoli vs AC Milan
The semi-final will have the following teams battle it out.
- Napoli vs AC Milan with a probability of also playing with Benfica
- Chelsea or Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich or Manchester City
UEFA Champions League final was pushed to June and not May as per the football calendar due to the FIFA World Cup 2022.
The 2023 Champions League final will occur on June 10th, a Saturday. The game will begin at 10 o’clock local time for spectators in the stadium.
Atatürk Olympic Stadium was constructed in 2002 in an attempt by Turkey to host the Olympics in 2008. Unfortunately, the Olympic Games in 2008 were given to Beijing, China.
Nevertheless, this will be the second Champions League final to be staged at the Turkish national team’s stadium. This stadium which also hosted a thrilling match between AC Milan and Liverpool in 2005.
The 2020 championship game was originally slated to take place in Istanbul, but the coronavirus epidemic forced the event to be moved to Lisbon, Portugal’s Stadium da Luz.
The flagship fixture was then once again relocated to Portugal in 2021, this time to Porto’s Stadium do Dragao.
The stadium, which bears Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s name as the first Turkish president, has a capacity of over 75,000, according to UEFA.