SCMCO Organizes Fifth Joint Masjid Basketball Tournament

340 players representing 26 mosques from all over Southern California gathered in MMTSC Irvine on August 6th to participate in the “Fifth Joint Masjid Basketball Tournament” organized by the Southern California Muslim Community Organization (SCMCO).

SCMCO Shura Member ArifHyder extended a warm welcome to the players and the audience. This is not only about basketball or entertainment, this is about coming together, he said. Rules and regulation lead, Azeem Syed, explained the rules and format of the tournament to the players.

His team was compromised of Aziz Molai, Abdul Jabbar, Abdul Aziz Hafeez, Usman Rana and Layla Issa.

It was a rare delight to see over 300 players and spectators performing salah together. Hafiz FaizDadabhoy from IOK led the prayers.

SCMCO Chairperson Dawar Naqvi thanked everyone for their contribution. He thanked ALLAH for making this program successful.

Here are the results:




39 & U

ICOI , Irvine

ANFFV, Al Noor Foundation

19 & Under

BIC, Burbank

WCIS, Masjid AL Ansar

16 & Under

ICSB, Lomita

ISOC, Garden Grove

13 & Under

ICN, Northridge

ICIE, Rancho

10 & Under

IOK, Institute of Knowledge

ICIE, Rancho






Editor: Akhtar M. Faruqui
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