9 African Boxers Convert to Islam in Pakistan

Written By jieenk on Monday, June 20, 2011 | 12:54 PM

African Boxer
On Tuesday, nine boxers from Africa who are following the international boxing tournament in Pakistan pledged migrate toward Islam. According to the athletes, they were amazed by the humanity and justice of Islam.

The fighters arrived in Karachi to participate in the tournament named Benazir Bhutto, these tournaments bring together athletes from 20 countries worldwide.

I've traveled the world, and I've never seen so many people embraced Islam at a time.

This event is very important for some people of Pakistan, because this country has long been unable to implement international standards even after the violence for so long.

Boxing tournament will run until Friday, nine boxer who converted to Islam (convert) it is: six are from the Central African Republic and three from Cameroon.

Coaches the boxers from the Central African Republic Kalambaye Muhammad said that the athletes boxers shocked by the teachings of Islam and the friendliness of the people of Pakistan.

All of our boxers become converts, before they are Christians, the desire comes from their own hearts, they were not forced by anyone. "The coach said." I myself was Muslim from birth, and I know when they come home will not there is a problem ".

Central African Republic is one of the poorest country in the world. 50 percent of the population there is Christian and 15 percent to Islam.

The new convert is a boxer who became head of the Institute under the leadership of "Jamia Binnoriya" Mufti Naieem at a local hotel.

Naieem said that the event as a "history".

"I've traveled the world, and I've never seen so many people embraced Islam at a time. This is one truth about Islam, this is a real religion, which teaches justice and humanity," he said.

Pakistan's boxing federation president Dodha Khan told the boxer who converted to Islam in order to stay in Pakistan and to publish their new faith that is Islam.

0 comments: