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Muslims in Pro Football
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Being a professional athlete means a life of high-pressure competition, and hours of gruelling training each day. We believe Muslim athletes can use these same attributes to change the world. To improve the lives of countless others, by following their passion and standing up for their beliefs.
This evening gives the audience an insight into the life of Football stars past and present. Come listen to their journeys of becoming professional footballers, how Islam had a positive influence on their lives and have your chance to ask them questions about being a footballer and positive role model for Muslims
Venue & Timings
Queen Mary University
Arts Two Theatre
327 Mile End Rd, London E1 4FQ
(Enter university through Westfield way gates)
19:00 – 21:00 (Doors open 18:30)
Former Liverpool player and FA Cup winner. Sissoko has also played for Valencia, Juventus and Paris St Germain.
Currently playing for Middlesborough FC and has 11 international caps for Benin. Gestede previously played for Aston Villa, Blackburn and Cardiff.
Bosnian International and current player for Premier League club Sheffield United. Besic is on loan from Everton and also played in the Bundesliga in Germany early in his career.
Striker for Premier League team Crystal Palace and has over 50 caps for the Ghana international team. Ayew has played for Swansea, Aston Villa and also won several honours in Ligue 1 in France. Ayew is the brother of Andre Ayew and son of Ghana legend Abedi Pele.
Uefa ‘A’ coaching licence and a diploma in football management from the League Managers Association. Rahman was a former Arsenal youth player and has coached at Arsenal, Tottenham, the Guyana national team and is currently a coach at the FA.
Faisal Choudhry (Host)
Host of the ‘Freshly Grounded’ podcast, Choudhry is also a Senior Project Lead at ‘Flavr’ and social media influencer with large platforms both on YouTube and Instagram