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Former All-Star Born To Succeed


Your Game at the Muslim Women's Sport Foundation

Your Game matches community groups working with 16-25 year-olds to funding, training and employment opportunities. It does this through community festivals and year round support.

Rimla Akhtar, chair of the Muslim Women's Sport Foundation and one of the 2008 BBC Your Game All-Stars, has scored again with the launch of her Born to Succeed project.

The project aims to engage young Muslim girls from all over London in football and basketball, giving them the opportunity to improve their skills, practise in a safe environment, and work towards refereeing and coaching qualifications. The project was launched last October in Acton, and the Your Game team were there to capture the all the action.

Born to Succeed was awarded £235,972 by the Football Foundation and the launch was attended by Arsenal Ladies player Alex Scott, who joined in on the pitch and also with a question and answer session about life as an international footballer.

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