Reggae legend Bob Marley makes an appearance in new Bohemians FC kit

By Robert Abong'o: Saturday, October 27th 2018 at 13:33 GMT +3 | Football
The new Bohemians FC away kit for the 2019 season [Courtesy]

Irish football club Bohemians FC have revealed their new away kit to be used for the 2019 season which features reggae legend Bob Marley.

On Tuesday, October 23, the club made the announcement on their social media saying the kit will cement the stadium’s special place in the hearts of football fans worldwide.

The kit is white and features yellow, green and red stripes on the left side, with Bob Marley’s face in black and white at the bottom [Courtesy]

The jersey, which was designed by the clubs new kit supplier O’Neills to pay tribute to the clubs musical history, is white and features yellow, green and red stripes on the left side, with Bob Marley’s face in black and white at the bottom.  

Bohemians Stadium Dalymount Park [Courtesy]

“We are delighted to reveal our 2019 away jersey. Designed by #Bohs in conjunction with our new kit suppliers O’Neills, it gives a nod to Dalymount's special place in the hearts of football and music fans,” read the club’s tweet.

Dalymount Park, Bohemians’ stadium hosted a Bob Marley concert in 1980.

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Bob Marley performed at Dalymount Park in 1980 [Courtesy]

The ‘Home of Irish Football’, as it is usually referred to, was also graced by Thin Lizzy and the Boomtown Rats in the 1970s and Meatloaf and Black Sabbath, along with Marley in the 80s.

They will be paying tribute to the late reggae icon Bob Marley [Courtesy]

Other music legends who performed at the iconic stadium include Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Faith No More, Ice Cube and Sonic Youth.

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