Fans from around the world will come together Friday 20th of July in Melbourne to witness the first kick off of the FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament.

The game itself stands as a multicultural sport, fostering inclusivity and diversity, making it instrumental in promoting and encouraging girls to participate, regardless of their cultural backgrounds.

Imam Alaa Elzokm is playing a vital role in community engagement for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, inspiring young Muslim girls to embrace soccer and be fierce competitors, while also urging the Muslim community to wholeheartedly support and encourage their young girls’ participation in the sport.

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First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 18 July 2023