Watching Muslim stars Bachar Houli and Adam Saad proudly represent their families and religion on the big stage of AFL football has always been a highlight of 16-year-old Ayman El Haddad’s week. But it is no longer simply the on-field prowess of the two brilliant rebounding defenders that helps the year
Bachar Houli Academy Camp a trip of a lifetime A close brotherhood and an understanding of what it takes to be an elite athlete; that’s what 10 Bachar Houli Academy players that recently returned from the program’s Elite Performance Camp in Abu Dhabi and Dubai came away with. The players, that were voted
Academy stars shine on the MCG The Bachar Houli Academy has run-out victorious at the MCG against AJAX Football Cup, making them and the broader Bachar Houli Foundation, the inaugural holders of the Jolson/Houli Unity Cup. The Cup is a legacy of the AFL Peace Team - celebrating the Jewish and Muslim community’s contribution
The Bachar Houli Programs will continue to grow in 2019 and beyond with the Federal Government today announcing a further three-year commitment to enable thousands of Islamic school students direction into football pathways. The programs, which commenced in 2012, use football as a vehicle to help young Australian Muslim boys and girls develop their leadership
Bachar Houli Foundation partners with MCC The Bachar Houli Programs are set for a boost with the announcement today that the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) Foundation has become a founding partner. The Bachar Houli Foundation will continue the work of the Bachar Houli Programs to engage young Muslim people to be positive community leaders through
Tigers diversity celebrated at Iftar event Bachar Houli’s hot form across the past few weeks has fittingly intertwined with the initial signings to Richmond’s inaugural AFL Women’s team. Both are trademarks of the AFL’s now brilliantly diverse game, an area the code is world leaders in according to Richmond senior coach, Damien Hardwick.
Bachar Houli Academy wins program The fourth Bachar Houli Academy program culminated with a 16-point win over the Jim Stynes Squad at Punt Road Oval last Thursday. Under the guidance of Richmond defender and AFL Multicultural Player Ambassador, Bachar Houli, the Academy secured victory 8.3-51 to 5.5-35. The week-long program provides pathways for