Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha: Leicester Metropolis chairman to be honoured with statue

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Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha: Leicester Metropolis chairman to be honoured with statue
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha supplied Leicester in 2010 and led them to the Premier League title in 2015-sixteen

Leicester Metropolis will erect a statue of behind chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at King Vitality Stadium following his demise in a helicopter smash last month.

Srivaddhanaprabha and four others had been killed in the smash on 27 October.

His son Aiyawatt made the announcement in a souvenir programme for Saturday’s Premier League game with Burnley.

“We may possibly maybe no longer ever have the chance to repay what he did for us – for me as his son, us as his family, every person linked to Leicester Metropolis and past,” he mentioned.

“We’re committed to honouring his reminiscence and upholding his legacy.

“Our persevered sing as a membership, our insist of the art new practicing ground and our deliberate stadium growth will support realise his imaginative and prescient for Leicester Metropolis.”

Extra tiny print referring to the commissioning and the statue’s positioning shall be released in the demolish.

Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha added the statue may possibly maybe well be a “eternal and fitting tribute to the person that made it all that you just shall be in a position to have the chance to notify”.

“He will forever be in our hearts. He may possibly maybe no longer ever be forgotten,” he added.

Leicester will wear shirts embroidered with their aged owner’s establish in opposition to Burnley.

A clear video shall be carried out sooner than their game, which kicks off at 15:00 GMT on Saturday, whereas followers have moreover deliberate a tribute march to the ground.

Tributes left at the stadium are to be moved to a memorial pickle.

The membership will most up-to-date supporters at the game with scarves, pin badges, clap banners and a moderately loads of matchday programme as commemorative gifts.

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