947 Breakfast Club makes Amukelani’s dream of meeting Ed Sheeran come true

198 days ago

The 947 Breakfast Club on Friday made Amukelani Malabi’s dream of meeting with Ed Sheeran come true. Amukelani met with the British singer-songwriter on Sunday, 23 March at Soccer City stadium on his “Divide’ Tour “concert.

Amukelani took part in the 947 Breakfast Club’s competition to meet and greet Ed Sheeran. The radio station was given one opportunity with the superstar and decided to give away to a fan.

The competition ran for one week and entries were open to all the Ed Sheeran super fans. Every day the team shared a clue on air and the 947 Breakfast Club social media pages, competitors had to decipher the clues and crack the code on the 947 website.

The first clue was a castle, the second one was the lyrics from one of Ed Sheeran’s songs and the third one was a billboard in Benoni and Bryanston. Competitors had to figure out what the name of the song represented by the castle and find out which song the lyrics were extracted from. Amukelani cracked the codes and won the competition.

I told a friend about the competition and we worked on it together and I won.

Amukelani Malabi

The experience was nothing like what I could have ever imagined. I’ve been a huge fan of Ed’s for 7-8 years. And I’ve been waiting patiently for him to come to South Africa.

Amukelani Malabi

I was nervous to meet him but as soon as I walked into his room he looked up, greeted and smiled at me. He was so kind, it really warmed my heart to see how natural and easy-going he was.

Amukelani Malabi

We have been waiting for 18 months for Ed Sheeran to come to South Africa, finally, we got to see him. Seeing the smiles on the faces of the fans was something I will never forget.

Anele Mdoda, 947 Breakfast Club

The Ed Sheeran “Divide Tour” was in Johannesburg for two nights at Soccer City stadium. He will also be performing in Cape Town on Wednesday night.

Ed Sheeran was brought to South Africa by 947 and Big Concerts.



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