The son of reggae legend Bob Marley joins the celebration for the Florida Cup 2019.
ORLANDO, FLA.- The Florida Cup, the annual international soccer and training celebration in Central Florida, welcomes Ky-Mani to Orlando City Stadium on January 10.
Ky-Mani will begin the celebrations at halftime with a special presentation with classics for all the spectators on the night of the initial game between the current participants of the Champions League, Ajax of Amsterdam, and the Brazilian power Flamengo. The start is scheduled at 7 p.m. ET.
A faithful Ajax fan and lifelong player, Ky-Mani was born in Falmouth, Jamaica. Ky-Mani is the only one of beloved reggae artist Bob Marley and Anita Belnavis, a champion of Jamaican table tennis. Staying true to his Jamaican culture, Ky-Mani’s admiration for all musical genres is reflected in the music he creates, Ky-Mani is an artist without limits, incorporating world music, hip-hop, blues, rock and a grass roots sound to his compositions. The product is the mere representation of Ky-Mani’s life.
“It is an honor to have been invited to participate in this global event,” said Ky-Mani. “I’m excited because it’s the perfect combination of my two passions, soccer and music. I look forward to sharing incredible moments.
Commenting on the announcement, Ricardo Villar, President of the Florida Cup said, “It is an honor to receive Ky-Mani at our event. This reinforces our message of unity and diversity. We are expecting an amazing night on January 10 with an electric atmosphere. “
Tickets for all Florida Cup games will be available at www.FloridaCup.com.
About the Florida Cup:
The Florida Cup is the largest annual international soccer celebration in Florida. A global platform that combines sports and entertainment. World-renowned soccer teams from Europe and Latin America congregate in Central Florida for this high-level tournament as a final adjustment before they return to their respective competitions. For more information on the Florida Cup, visit www.floridacup.com, or continue on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.