Bridgetown, Barbados: The Barbados government says it will honour Emmerson Boyce who captained Wigan Athletic to the 2013 FA Cup title in England.
Boyce, who was born in England to Barbadian parents, was expected to arrive in Bridgetown on Friday to launch his foundation for less fortunate children, reports CMC.
Sports minister Stephen Lashley was to host a reception in honour of the Barbados footballer at the Hilton.
Boyce started his career at the age of 19 but made his international debut at the age of 28.
His team, Wigan Athletic, beat Manchester City in the 2013 FA Cup final.