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Muslim Player Observes Ramadan During NBA Playoffs

Portland trail-blazer Enes Kanter will be playing NBA playoffs while observing the holy month of Ramadan during which he will abstain from eating or drinking from dawn to sunset for 30 days. “I actually work harder during Ramadan because my body’s used to it,” Kanter said in an interview with the New York Times. Kanter …

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 …

CAN 2019: African Nations Cup Pushed One Week for Ramadan

CAIRO — The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has agreed to postpone the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN 2019) for six days to allow Muslim players to rest after the fasting month of Ramadan, Daily Mail reported on January 29. CAN 2019, the African continent’s most prestigious championship was supposed to start on June 15. …

Sadio Mane Reveals Why He Didn't Want Mosque Toilets Video to Go Public

LONDON – Liverpool’s devout Muslim star Sadio Mane has revealed that he didn’t want a video showing him cleaning toilets at his local mosque to go public, saying he preferred it to remain private, Evening Standard reported Wednesday. “I am a Muslim, I pray five times a day and, as soon as I can, I do …

This Man Works to Make Premier League Muslim-Friendly

JEDDAH – The face of English football has changed unimaginably since the start of the Premier League in 1992, with more than 40 Muslim players participating in the world’s most popular league in 2018. This is a very important development that is hugely welcome for the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) and its education adviser, Riz …

Muslim Player Mendy Puts his Faith in Manchester City

MANCHESTER – While Benjamin Mendy wanted to work with the world-class coach Pep Guardiola, there was an additional religious reason why the Muslim player chose the Abu Dhabi-owned English football club of Manchester City, Arab News reported. “The club’s chairman Khaldoon Al-Mubarak talked to me in addition to the owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al-Nahyan …

England Muslim Players Leave Before Champagne Celebrations

England Muslim Players Shun Champagne Celebrations

KENNINGTON, South London – After England’s dramatic win at the Oval this week, with a 4-1 victory over India, the team’s Muslim players Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid were seen leaving the stage just before champagne was sprayed, as both are practicing Muslims, IlmFeed reported. The video was shot after England won the fifth Test …

Why do Muslim Players Perform Gratitude Prostration after Scoring Goals?

What Is Gratitude Prostration Muslim Players Do After Goals?

With the recent craze of football, namely the World Cup and recent Premier League, many witnessed Muslim players celebrating goals with prostration. That is called Sujud Ash-Shukr. So what exactly is Sujud Ash-Shukr or Gratitude Prostration? ` What are its rulings? How is it performed? How to perform Gratitude Prostration This video gives a short explanation on …

Migrants Brought World Cup Victory, Will We Bring Them Justice?

Migrants Have Brought World Cup Glory, Will We Bring Them Justice?

Despite the Islamophobic and anti-immigrant sentiment that swept the United states and most of Europe over the past two decades, migrant and Muslim players led France to a remarkable victory in World Cup final on July 15. Of the 23 players in the young French team, more than half are of African or Arab descent, an irony that led international …

Iran’s Goalkeeper - from Being Homeless to a World Cup Star

Iran’s Goalkeeper - from Being Homeless to a World Cup Star

Despite its early World Cup exit, Iran’s goalkeeper for Russia 2018, Alireza Beiranvand has been in the news for his remarkable performance. The 25-year-old player secured a spot in World Cup history when he blocked a goal from Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the man often described as the “Penalty King” Beiranvand, who was playing in his first …



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