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FA Cup Winners to be Served Non-Alcoholic Champagne

The winners of next month’s FA Cup final between Manchester City and Watford will be served non-alcoholic champagne for celebrations to accommodate those who do not drink, Sport 24 reported. “Winning teams will be awarded non-alcoholic ‘champagne’ for their celebrations in all FA competitions, starting from this year’s FA Cup Final,” read a statement cited …

Mo Salah Named One of Time’s World 100 Most Influential People

Egyptian Muslim superstar Mohamed Salah has been named one of the world’s 100 most influential people by Time magazine, The BBC reported. “People always have big expectations from you,” Salah said in his interview. “You see the kids, they’re wearing your shirt and they say they wish they could be like you one day. “So …

Mo Salah Makes Dream Come True for Blind Fan

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool Muslim star Mohamed Salah made a visually-impaired fan’s dream come true when he invited him to Liverpool’s Melwood training ground after a video of the lifelong Reds fans went viral. “They were such a nice bunch of lads and everyone was really welcoming,” Mike Kearney told BBC Sport. Last week, a video showing Kearney …

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 …



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