5 May 2024

Stormzy opens Merky FC HQ to provide youth opportunities in Croydon

Sports reporter

Not content with launching his own publishing arm and scholarship programme, the British rapper Stormzy has now turned his attention to professional football. While there may seem to be plenty of diversity on the pitch, there certainly isn’t off it.

So he’s opened Merky FC HQ in Croydon – where he grew up – for young people in the area. It’s a centre providing opportunities not just in football, but music and gaming too. Our sports reporter Jordan Jarrett-Bryan went to take a look.