SARI SOCCERNITES TEAM WINS EID WORLD CUP

Last weekend marked the second annual EID World Cup supported by Sport Against Racism Ireland and Islamic Relief. The event was about bringing people together through football, but it was also about supporting an important cause. All funds raised by the event were donated to the people of Nepal, still struggling in the wake of the devastating April earthquake. The event raised over €1,000 for the cause.

As sport often does it brought people together over the weekend as five teams participated in Saturday's women's tournament and 13 teams participated in Sunday's men's tournament. With players hailing from all over the world including Kenya, Nigeria, Ireland, Nepal and much more.

During Saturday's hard fought women's tournament Bugaloo defeated Diverse City in the final match 3-2. Chelsea's Orla won player of the tournament, after her team was eliminated in the semi-finals against Bugaloo.

After a day of fast paced football in the men's tournament the SARI Soccernites team came out of a tough field were victorious winning the final match against Baltic United 3-1. SARI's Azeez Yusuff also won player of the tournament as he helped propel his team to the winner's circle.

 

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