(Photos): Chelsea hosted Ramadan celebrations for Muslims at Stamford Bridge1 min read
During Ramadan, Chelsea will hold similar events in Brighton (March 27), QPR (March 30), Aston Villa (April 5) and Wembley Stadium (April 6). (April 15).
Chelsea’s current roster includes Muslim players such as Wesley Fofana, N’Golo Kante, Hakim Ziyech, and Malang Sarr.
Open Iftar, the UK’s largest Ramadan community event, provides a safe space for people to gather and share Iftar – the meal to break the fast – while also providing a safe space for mutual dialogue and engagement.
As a guest speaker, Paul Canoville, Chelsea’s first black player, spoke at the event.
Meanwhile, the stadium of The Blues is the first in the Premier League to host an Open Iftar. Hundreds of people also attended the community event to break their fast pitchside.
Here are some photos from the Ramadan fasting break;