BCF hails another successful football event in Mayesbrook Park

Published: 26 February 2024

On Sunday 18 February 2024, the Barking Community Forum (BCF) Youth Team hosted its second inter-BCF football tournament at Mayesbrook Park in Barking. There was stiff competition between teams with lots of skills on display.

This event marked another successful endeavour by the BCF Youth Team, organised within just 5 months since the previous tournament.

“We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our trustees, Anwar Miah and Talib Uddin, as well as, to the dedicated youth team members, for their tireless efforts in fostering community cohesion through football activities held on Sundays at Mayesbrook Park.” Said Yousuf Khan, Chairman of BCF.

The tournament culminated in a lively award ceremony where medals, delicious food, and awards were presented to the winning teams and the outstanding players of the tournament.

“This celebration not only honoured athletic achievement but also strengthened the bonds between generations within our community.” Added Yousuf.


Barking Community Forum is a grassroots community organisation dedicated to meeting the spiritual and social needs of residents in Upney and surrounding areas. Initiatives include facilitating Friday prayers at the Hedgecock Community Centre, the ongoing efforts to establish a permanent prayer space for residents, along with youth engagement program. BCF is steadfast in its commitment to fostering community engagement and enrichment. Further details can be found on BCF’s social media channels or email barkingcommunityforum@gmail.com.

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