Revealed! Due to Ramadan fast, Wesley Fofana was substituted in the middle of Leicester vs WBA game: ok ball

LEICESTER – An attitude of religious tolerance is observed at English football club Leicester City. To be precise, this happened during Leicester City’s game against West Bromwich Albion (WBA) in Week 32 of the 2020-2021 Premier League.

In a match which took place at the King Power Stadium on Friday (23/4/2021) on the morning of WIB, Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers decided to withdraw one of his players, namely Wesley Fofana, to the 61st minute. An unusual reason behind Brendan Rodgers’ decision to make this change.

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Rodgers decided to take Fofana out and replace him with Marc Albrighton because he wanted to give his players time to break their fast. This is because Fofana, who is a Muslim, is known to continue to fast during Ramadan in competition.

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For this reason, Rodgers also took Fofana off the pitch so the player could eat and drink as time had shown it was time to break the fast at Leicester. The timing of the breaking of the fast in Leicester itself is known to have occurred at 8:19 p.m. local time.

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Meanwhile, the Leicester vs WBA match took place at 8:00 p.m. WIB. This way, the time to break the fast comes 19 minutes after the game has kicked off.

“He (Fofana) is a young player who is fasting Ramadan so he hasn’t eaten yet. It’s amazing to think about his performance this weekend,” said Brendan Rodgers on Friday (23/4 / 2021).

“To continue playing at this level is extraordinary. He has found this strength to train and play. He is a player with extraordinary talent and a great player for us,” he continued.

Leicester City v WBA

Leicester are also known to have ended the game against the WBA with a victory. They collect all the points after bulldozing their visiting team with a score of 3-0.

Leicester’s three goals were scored by Jamie Vardy (23rd), Jonny Evans (26th) and Kelechi Iheanacho (36th). The victory places Leicester third in the 2020-2021 Premier League table with a total of 59 points.

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