Baroka pays tribute to Sinnott

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Baroka head coach Dylan Kerr has paid tribute to English footballer Jordan Sinnott who died last month following an altercation in which he was attacked and sustained a head injury.

The 25-year-old was playing for Matlock Town in the Northern Premier League.

The Baroka mentor has explained the need for the team to honour the player.

“This is for the family of Jordan Sinnott – they are collecting shirts from all over Europe and it’s a memorial for Jordan who passed on at 25 years old… got jumped by 2 guys they put him in a coma and he unfortunately died,” Kerr told Journalists in Polokwane this afternoon.

Football players and clubs around the world have backed a campaign for shirt donations in memory of the late non-league player.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson, Rangers boss Steven Gerrard and Chelsea defender Reece James are three of the host of personalities that have come out and supported the cause on social media.

By Ofhani Munyai

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