First Joint Masjid Soccer Tournament Held in Irvine
By Link Staff Reporter

On August 9 -10 around 550 players from various mosques of Southern California got together to participate in tournament titled, “First Joint Masjid Soccer Tournament”.  The tournament was organized by the Southern California Muslim Community Organization. It came to be another mega event successfully arranged by SCMCO, which happens to be an umbrella organization of mosques in SoCal aiming to bring the Muslim community closer by way of social activities. The tournament was held at the Orange County Great Park, Irvine.

It was nice to see all Imams playing soccer with us. Dr Ahmed Soboh, Shaykh Muhammad Faqih, Shaykh Yasir Fazaga and Shaykh Suhail Mullah represented their representative teams. 

Zhur Salat was led by Sheikh Yassir Fazaga from the Orange County Islamic Foundation, Mission Viejo. After the prayer he remarked in his brief address, “I have no words to describe my feelings.” He thanked the organizers on arranging a truly wonderful event.

The event concluded with SCMCO Chairperson Dawar Naqvi thanking everyone for their contribution and support.  He expressed gratitude to Allah SWT for the success of the tournament. He also expressed his thanks to several individuals for their wholehearted support, including Noor Ahmed, Samir , Assma Ally, Sister Samina Haq, Zafra Siddiqui, Adnan Naqvi, Hashim Zaman, Mansoor Awan, Abdul Hafiz and many more. SCMCO also congratulated the First Joint Masjid Soccer Tournament Champions.

 

FIRST PLACE

FIRST PLACE

FIRST PLACE

SECOND PLACE

SECOND PLACE

THIRD PLACE

Over 30

ISCN

ICNV

 

OCIF (1)

 

 

IIOC

Under 30

ICOI -4

ICIC

ICYL -1

 

ANF

ICOI -2

MAS

Under 19

ICIE

 

 

 

ICSGV

 

IECOC

Under 14

OCIF

 

 

JMT

 

ICYL (2)

 

Under 10

JMT

 

 

IIOC

 

CVIC

Girls

IIOC

 

 

SCVMU

 

 

ICSGV

Best Sports Player: Brother Tariq Abdullah (ICIE ) & Sister Vivian Jabar (AUCSC)

Names of winners: Islamic Society of Corona & Norco (ISCN),Islamic Center of North Valley – Lancaster (ICNV),Orange County of Islamic Foundation (OCIF), Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC), Islamic Center Of Yorba Linda (ICYL), Islamic Center of Inland Empire (ICIE),Al Ummah Center, Santa Clarita (AUCSC), Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley (ICSGV), Chino Valley Islamic Center (CVIC), Islamic Education Center of Orange County (IECOC), Islamic Center of Irvine (ICOI), Al-Noor Foundation (ANF), and Indochinese Islamic Center (ICIC).

 


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