Some of the biggest names in African football have paid tribute to the victims of Monday evening’s terrorist attack in Manchester.
22 people have been confirmed dead after a bomb exploded at the Manchester Arena following a concert by US singer Ariana Grande, and many of the continent’s stars have offered their thoughts and prayers for victims of the tragedy.
Absolute shame. Height of cowardice. Prayers for the victims and families of #manchesterattack we shall never be divided— Fred Oumar KANOUTÉ (@FredericKanoute) May 23, 2017
Sad new in Manchester, my prayers are with the family and everyone involved pic.twitter.com/ivhheTwjFW— Kelechi Iheanacho (@67Kelechi) May 23, 2017
Prayers and thoughts to Manchester and families that were affected pic.twitter.com/wVJwHgMY0G— Joe Alfred Duncan (@Fredinho41) May 23, 2017
Such a very callous act. Thoughts and prayers with all those affected. Really, really sad news.#Pfm— Ikpeazu (@UcheIkpeazu) May 23, 2017
My thoughts and prayers to everyone affected by last night's tragic events at @ManchesterArena— Victor Wanyama (@VictorWanyama) May 23, 2017
Heartbreaking news from Manchester, thoughts are with all of those thats affected pic.twitter.com/VCmvmucE0P— Saido Berahino (@SBerahino) May 23, 2017
Broken hearted for the families in Manchester. Broken hearted for the state of this world... #prayformanchester— Kevin-Prince Boateng (@KPBofficial) May 23, 2017
Such terrible news in Manchester. Thoughts and prayers with all those affected— Yaya Touré (@YayaToure) May 23, 2017
It's crazy to think people go out with the intention to hurt kids. I'll be praying for Manchester & for the families who lost loved ones— Tope Obadeyi (@Topeobadeyi) May 23, 2017
What's up with the world where's the love ,Peace & Safety ppl are heartless out here breaking happy homes n killing innocent people— Reyaad Pieterse (@rpieterse01) May 23, 2017
Absolutely sickened by the senseless attack in Manchester. Attacking young, innocent children & adults at a pop concert. Devastating!— Dean Furman (@de4no22) May 23, 2017