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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 …

Muslim Footballers Share `Eid Al-Adha Wishes

LONDON – Sharing the holiday’s festivities with their fans, Muslim athletes worldwide have wished their followers on social media ‘`Eid Mubarak’. Arsenal playmaker Mesut Özil used his Twitter account to mark the holy festival. Eid Mubarak to all of you celebrating today. 🙏🏼 #EidAlAdha #M1Ö pic.twitter.com/7JnMlqOwld — Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) August 21, 2018 Manchester United’s …

Paul Pogba: How Islam Influences World Cup Hero On & Off Pitch

CONAKRY – Paul Pogba continuously proves that he’s currently one of the most recognizable footballers on the planet, his latest achievement was bringing the 2nd World Cup title to France. Yet, Pogba’s Islamic faith might be his most defining characteristic. Before the World Cup 2018, he set the all-time transfer fee record in 2016 when …

Mo Salah Makes Dream Come True for Syrian Refugee Kid

CAIRO – Liverpool Muslim star Mohamed Salah made a Syrian refugee kid’s dream come true when he met him during the Reds’ pre-season tour in the United States. “Ammar is a smart kid. He loves to play and he loves sleeping. He’s shy but he loves school and football. Ammar has a health problem, he doesn’t get …

Ousmane Dembélé Donates to Build Mosque in Mauritania

GUIDIMAKA – French national team star and Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembélé, who has just won the FIFA World Cup 2018 with France, has decided to cherish his roots by funding the construction of a new mosque in his country of origin, Mauritania, BESoccer reported. According to ‘Koora’ website, Dembélé plans to build the new mosque …

French Muslim Players in Russia World Cup

PARIS – For many European footballers, playing for national teams represents one of the important occasions they use to express a sense of national identity. In this year World Cup tournament, Russia 2018, there is a host of Muslim players in the French squad, representing their country in the most prestigious international football event. Here …

Muslim Footballers Share Ramadan Wishes

LONDON – A host of global Muslim stars are revelling in the celebratory mood as Muslims mark the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, sharing good wishes with their fans worldwide. “Ramadan Mubarak! Bon ramadan à tous! Have a blessed Ramadan!” Bayern Munchen player Frank Ribery wrote on Twitter. Ramadan Mubarak! Bon ramadan …

Mohamed Salah Wins Premier League Golden Boot

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool Muslim superstar Mohamed Salah has added a new trophy to his list of awards this year, as he was feted Sunday, May 13, with the Golden Boot for the Premier League’s top scorer, after finishing the season with 32 goals, setting a new scoring record. His 32-goal haul was two more than …

Mohamed Salah Named Writers' Footballer of the Year

LONDON – Adding a new award to his growing list of honors, Liverpool Muslim superstar Mohamed Salah has been named the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year, The BBC reported Tuesday. Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne came second with Tottenham striker Harry Kane third. Salah and 26-year-old Belgian De Bruyne collected more than …

Salah Gets Piece of Land in Makkah, Lanterns in Ramadan

MAKKAH – Capturing people’s hearts across Europe and Arab world, Egyptian Muslim footballer Mohamed Salah has been granted a plot of land in the holy city of Makkah, while a Lebanese Falafel place in Liverpool also announced they would be giving out free meals for every goal Salah scores and lanterns this Ramadan. “There are …



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