Football-mad girls show they can

Stanmore Jafferys Ladies Sports have teamed up with Middlesex FA to support Khoja girls in their passion for football. They have run a workshop for mothers to share ideas and good practice to help develop their daughters in their football skills, in line with the hashtag #ThisGirlCan. The session, led by the Middlesex FA Football […]

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Top sports event returns – serve, smash and win!

One of the most exciting events on the international Khoja women’s sporting calendar is back – the Marhaba Championships. This incredible tournament empowering women draws 750+ participants from 15 cities, and communities from all over the globe, as they serve, smash and win. The Marhaba Championships is a Festival of Rackets. For two days, top contenders […]

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Cricket cup promotes unity

The Khoja Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaat of Mumbai has organised a cricket tournament to promote unity and brotherhood among community members. The first edition of the KSIJ Team Vision Cup 2019 was played at Jankidevi Grounds, Lokhandwala, Andheri. The tournament involved 12 teams, who all played, prayed and ate together.

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Sakina can certainly kick it

Football star Sakina Dhirani has had a taste of Match of the Day glory at just 12 years old. Sakina, from north London, beat hundreds of contenders to be selected for a new TV show: Match of the Day: Can You Kick It? The programme showcases some of the UK’s most skilful youngsters as they […]

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3 Generations, 2 Sports, 1 Family

When Yusuf Karim was born in 1935, his family and community could never have imagined the sporting legacy that was to unfold over three generations. This Khoja family has created three sporting icons and the Karims have become a true sporting dynasty. A new documentary and book tell their story. Yusuf’s short but prolific cricketing […]

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