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Mosque Pupils Compete in Burnley Football Tournament

Muslim pupils from across Burnley mosques, Lancashire, came together to play football and compete for the Inter Madrasah Football tournament.

The Stoneyholme Community Project hosted their first Inter Madrasah Football Tournament at Crow Wood Soccer.

“It was incredible to see all the Mosques coming together for the betterment of the community,” organizer Noor Miah said, Asian Image reported.

“You could see the smiles on the children who have been talking about the tournament for weeks.

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“It was nice to witness some excellent talent and sporting rivalry between teams.”

Queensgate Islamic Centre came out winner after beating Jamia Masjid Ghausia Burnley in the final.

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“A special thanks to all the volunteers who gave their valuable time. Without their support and dedicated we would not have been able to host such a successful event,” Noor Miah added.

Muslims’ approach to sport is often determined by religious, cultural, and ethnic factors.

In general, Islam promotes good health and fitness and encourages both men and women to engage in physical activity to maintain healthy lifestyles.