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    Richmond FC Hosts Soccer-Day to Empower Young Muslim Girls

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    • Inviting 150 Muslim girls, the event aimed to promote inclusion and female leadership.
    • The camp provided empowering activities, including guest speakers and soccer games.

    Seeking to empower young Muslim girls to join sport, Richmond FC opened its doors on the weekend to hundreds of people in a soccer-based event, promoting inclusion and offering role models to younger generations.

    Held on Sunday at South Arm Park, British Columbia, the one-day soccer camp was organized by youth soccer club Richmond FC (RFC) along with Voices of Muslim Women (VMW), Coho Commissary, and the City of Richmond.

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    According to RFC’s Marius Roevde, the aim was to “foster an environment where young girls can not only hone their soccer skills but also forge meaningful connections” to build towards female leadership, Richmond News reported.

    He added that the event “exceeded expectations”, “leaving a positive mark on all those who participated.”

    The camp provided empowering activities, including guest speakers, soccer games, and a meet-and-greet lunch after the games.

    It also offered young girls a platform to refine their soccer skills, make connections, and learn from inspiring role models.

    Richmond FC Hosts Soccer-Day to Empower Young Muslim Girls - About Islam


    Attendants included Mayor Malcolm Brodie, MP Parm Bains, and teacher/anti-racism advocate Sara Raouf, who gave an inspirational address to the participants.

    “I stand before you today as living proof that dreams have no limits,” Raouf told the camp.

    “Looking out at all these bright faces, I see a room full of potential, strength, and determination. Girls, remember that you have the power to be brave.

    “You can use your voices to make a difference, embrace your unique selves, and never underestimate the strength of your dreams.”

    Voices of Muslim Women is a Muslim women-led organization that empowers all women and girls to become connected and informed leaders through educational and professional development opportunities.

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