The fans of Hammarby IF honored Kennedy in a grand manner.
The attacker in the duel with BK Häcken (1-0) twenty minutes before time raids and was rewarded afterwards with a wonderful tribute. Kennedy received a standing ovation and was loudly serenaded by the approximately 30,000 spectators.
In addition, on the big screen in the stadium video messages of, among others, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Zlatan Ibrahimovic played. Also, it was announced that the bib 10 of Kennedy the next ten years will not be used.
For the contest, all were giant banners with images of the footballer held up by the fans.
Kennedy, who is named after former president John F. Kennedy of America, made in 1996 his professional debut for Assyriska FF. In 1999 moved to the right to Hammarby, where he four years later left.
After a period in the Greek Iraklis Saloniki he ended up in 2005 in Enschede. After two seasons of FC Twente was Kennedy bought by Ajax, where he never really broke through. After two years with the Spanish Racing Santander, returned to Kennedy in 2012 back with Hammarby.