Football curry kings battle it out for charity in Newham
PUBLISHED: 14:00 04 September 2018
A caterers football tournament at Newham Leisure proved to be a huge hit as 12 teams locked horns for on field supremacy, writes Emdad Rahman.
The football festival was organised by Team Rohingya, in partnership with Human Aid UK and the Inner London Football League.
A tight final saw Moguls takeaway from Roman Road, Bow beat Shah’s from Warwick 2-1 with Selim and man of the match Mo the goalscorer.
After thanking the tournament sponsors, Riverside Spice restaurant from Colchester and Mojlish takeaway from Chelmsford, tournament co-ordinator Abdul Hussain said: “So many of us combined for a great cause to answer the call of the indigent and neglected.
“We want the Rohingya and all the needy to know that we are here for them.”
Aminur Rahman from Human Aid UK added: “We’ve played a bit of football and raised lots of much needed funds for the stricken Rohingya people.”