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This Coach Gets More Muslim Girls into Football

When the young people attending a youth club in Birmingham said they wanted to play football, founder Asha Ali Rage made it happen. BIRMINGHAM — A few young football fans at the Dream Chaser youth club in Birmingham, the UK have inspired Asha Ali Rage to start her career as a football coach, BBC reported. …

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Salah Wins FSF Men’s Player of the Year Award

LONDON – Mohamed Salah has been named the Football Supporters’ Federation’s (FSF) Men’s Player of the Year for 2018, Liverpool FC reported. “Thank you for this award, it means so much to me because it was voted for by supporters. Usually I share any awards with my teammates and all the staff at Liverpool, but …

Liverpool University Launches Mo Salah Scholarship

LIVERPOOL – The University of Liverpool has endowed a scholarship in the name of Muslim player Mohamed Salah, culminating a successful season with the English football fans. “The University of Liverpool, Wales, England is delighted to offer Mohamed Salah (2017 African footballer of the year) Scholarship for African students who are planning to commence their …

Australian Police Join Imams for Football Fun

BRISBANE – Australian imams invited once again officers from Queensland Police Service (QPS) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as well as local politicians for a football tournament to celebrate the 4th anniversary of the Bosnian Islamic Center in Brisbane, MyPolice reported on November 13. “These events are the types of relationships that contribute to …

This Muslim Woman Is Changing Stereotypes Through Football

ABU DHABI – Assmaah Helal, the Egyptian Australian woman who fought to overturn an international ban on Muslim women wearing hijabs in football, says Muslim women are still fighting for their sporting talents to be recognized, The National reported on November 12. Helal spent the past decade promoting social change through sport by working with …

Huge Excitement as Ronaldo Greets Fans with 'Salam Alaikum'

MADRID – Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has left his global Muslim fans overwhelmingly thrilled by greeting them in Arabic during a live stream on his Instagram, Daily Pakistan reported. Interacting with his followers in a live chat on Sunday, Ronaldo was asked by Arab fans to “speak in Arabic”. The four-time Champions League winner …

German Imams, Priests in a Friendly Football Match

BERLIN – A team of Muslim imams won Germany’s annual cup Saturday, September 29, in a football competition organized among religious leaders, as part of efforts of strengthening unity among the religious communities. “The Imams overcame the priests 2/1 to win the annual cup,” Khedr Moty, a German Muslim, wrote on Facebook. After the match, …

Ohio Muslim Groups Stand Up for their Embattled Community

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Muslim group in Columbus, Ohio, is working to aid Muslims, immigrant communities, and refugees, giving them advice and support. “Twenty-five-thousand Muslim children and youth in Columbus are at risk of drugs, gangs, violence,” Zerqa Abid, founder and executive director of My Project USA, told Middle East Eye. “[We have] an immigrant …

Mohamed Salah Shortlisted for 2018 Best Player Award

LIVERPOOL – The world football governing body, FIFA, has named 10 players for the award of the best footballer in 2018, in recognition of their outstanding performances for their teams. Mohammed Salah is on the shortlist. Salah’s quest to be the best has taken a new remarkable turn with his name appearing alongside world’s top …

Young French Man Finds Islam in a Football Match

Young French Man Finds Islam in a Football Match

This day when I started knowing more about Islam, we were playing football, and a fi sabil Allah (member of a Muslim dawah group) came in the field. And we stopped playing and they started speaking about Islam… It was like that…



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