London Sportif celebrates another year of achievements and recognition awards
On the evening of Sunday 16th January 2022, in front of a packed hall of the London Enterprise Academy (LEA), Commercial Road, East London, London Sportif delivered yet another successful awards ceremony, hosted by Megna Uddin.
London Sportif has a very dedicated team of sporting enthusiasts lead and guided by their President Ibrahim Khalil, also the pride and joy of the Asian media community:
President – Ibrahim Khalil
Vice President- Zakir Khalil
Secretary- Muhibul Alam
Treasurer- Atikur Rahman
Club Manager – Kalim Uddin
Event Secretary – Forhad Uddin
Badminton Coordinator- Muhi Mikdad
Cricket Manager – Rezaul Kabir
Communication Secretary- Shueb Ahmed
Football Manager – Mizanur Rahman
There were many sports personalities and distinguished guests present to deliver key messages of support and encouragement and hand out awards to high achievers in badminton, football, cricket and volunteering. Keynote speeches delivered by namely; Principal of LEA, Ashid Ali, MP Apsana Begum, Dr Zakir Khan, Speaker of the Council, Cllr Ahbab Hussain, Shahidul Alam Ratan -CEO of Capital Kids Cricket and Abul Hyat Nurujjaman of Taj Accountants. Also present were Cllr Sabina Aktar, Cllr Motin Uzzaman and Cllr Ayesha Chowdhury.
New awards were given to toddlers and children as well as women volunteers.
One clear message theme was that “London Sportif is going from strength to strength!”
Dr Zakir Khan, Head of Community Affairs, The Canary Wharf group said “we’ve witnessed an amazing success story of London Sportif. I’ve been with them from the outset and hopefully, their next phase would be to have more girls and women’s participation in sports, especially for the marginalised communities!” Similar messages were echoed by MP Apsana Begum.
The highlight of the night was the surprised unveiling of the cricket ICC World Cup trophy won by England in 2019. Everyone present queued to take photos next to the trophy flanked by security
The evening ended with a huge photo shoot with all the winners and their trophies on stage, and then a lavish three-course meal supplied by All Season Foods.