Black History Month | Emmanuel's story

Albion fan Emmanuel in conversation with Brandon Thomas-Asante

This Black History Month, West Bromwich Albion Football Club would like to introduce Emmanuel. 

Emmanuel is a 13-year-old boy who moved to England from Nigeria with his family. 

Emmanuel loves football and has dreams of one day becoming a professional player. 

Emmanuel's life has not been easy since moving to England. 

Emmanuel has suffered horrific physical and verbal racist abuse, which has had a huge negative impact on his confidence. 

This is his story...


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