Funeral for football coach Antoin Akpom today

The funeral service for a Leicester football coach who was stabbed to death will be held today.

Antoin Akpom, who was 20, died after being stabbed on Kent Street in the city last month.

Antoin Akpom died after being stabbed in Leicester
Antoin Akpom died after being stabbed in Leicester Credit: ITV News Central

More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the ceremony, which will be held at St Peter's Church in Highfields, Leicester, from 9.30am.

Two men have been charged with his murder.

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Funeral for coach Antoin Akpom

The funeral for Antoin Akpom, who was stabbed to death, will be held at St Peter's Church in Leicester today. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend.