SATUC Tournament 2019 – 4th edition at Al Ahly FC

The organisers of this unique tournament for underprivileged children had been held a special event on 18 June 2019 hosted by Al Ahli Club in Aljazeera, and SATUC founder Sheikha Al-Thani.
A big thanks to Al Ahly FC and its members for giving SATUC and its children this chance to showcase their talents. Also, a big thanks to our ambassadors and all who have travelled thousands of miles to join us to achieve our goal of helping children to achieve their goals and dreams in society. The SATUC tournament was were a celebration to showcase the international soccer tournament to come and to introduce some of our amazing line up of star ambassadors to the assembled VIPs and the international press.
The highlight of the SATUC tournament event was held at Al Ahli Club, at the alshuhada hall, the tournament was a friendly five-a-side match between the SATUC ambassadors, also hundred of the Egyptian children and hundred of the Syrian children, both of whom were competed for the SATUC World Cup 3rd edition.
Each team, each child who joined the SATUC Tournament, has a different story that makes them unique and much stronger, but often they are need of hope and someone to tell them they can do it. So, for the first time, SATUC was able to afford the Syrian refugee team a chance to get awarded by the Egyptian Football Association in their headquarters for their determination even in the toughest of times.
The invited audience heard first-hand about the compassionate ideals behind Sheikha’s vision for the SATUC Cup, which is all about giving new life chances and opportunities to some of the world’s least privileged children.
Our welcome guests have had the chance to mingle with our SATUC ambassadors who were in attendance include some of the best-known players around the world such as;

Welcome guests have had also the chance to mingle with our SATUC’s Guests who always supporting us Mr Tiago Ribeiro, Mr Tiago, Mr Guadalupe, Mr Geraldine Ribeiro, Mrs Laurence Coelho and Mr Lucidio Ribeiro. SATUC has been privileged to have attracted the support of VIPs from outside of the world of soccer.

Welcome guests have had also the chance to mingle with our SATUC’s Guests who always supporting us Mr Mohamed Farouk, Mr Walid Salah El-Din, Mr Osama Hosny, Mr Rabie Yassin, Mr Abdel-Zaher El-Saqqa, Mr Tariq Yahia, Mr Osama Nabieh, Mr Khaled Bebo, Mr Wael Riad.

SATUC tournament 2019 statistics, Al – Ahli Club
19 civil associations have participated in 10 Egyptian governorates and 9 Syrian governorates, which are:

10 Egyptian civil associations
1. Bilal Ibn Rabah Association – Alexandria Governorate
2. Al – Ashy Charity Association – Aswan Governorate
3. Association of Environment and Society Friends – Sharkia Governorate
4. Haya Development Association – Damietta Governorate
5. Women Association for Improving Health – Governorate of Menoufia
6. Society Development Society in Kafr El – Gabalieh, Tanta – Gharbia Governorate
7. El Shabab El Shenawy Association For Comprehensive Development – North Sinai Governorate
8. Ana El Masry Establishment – Giza Governorate
9. Upper Egypt Association for Effective Development – Luxor Governorate
10. Al – Gamaliyya Social Establishment – Cairo Governorate

9 Syrian governorates
1. Governorate of Homs
2. province of Allepo
3. Damascus Governorate
4. Governorate of Damascus countryside
5. Governorate of Latakia
6. Governorate of Daraa
7. Tartous Governorate
8. Deir Al-Zour Governorate
9. Governorate of Hasaka

The Women’s Association for the Improvement of Health for the Education of Boys, No. 888 in the Ministry of Solidarity, won the championship (first place), located in Menoufia Governorate. And won the Association Bilal Ibn Rabah famous number 450 and located in Alexandria (second place)
We are pleased to announce the winners qualified to participate in the SATUC World Cup under the auspices of the SATUC Foundation and technical director Ahmed Abdul Zaher, who chose the following names of the participants of Egyptian children with Ahmed Abu Fadl, Abdul Raouf Gad and Adel Mohammed:

1. Mohammed Yusri Hassan Hassan, born on 27/7/2006 Giza Governorate (Association of Egyptian) 12 years and 10 months and 26 days
2. Mahmoud Nabil Mohammed Salem, born on 5/11/2005, Sharqi Governorate (Society of Environment and Society Friends)
13 years 7 months 17 days
3. Yousef Mahmoud Abdel Aal Mahmoud Born on 25/12/2006 Alexandria Governorate (Bilal Ibn Rabah Association)
12 years, 5 months and 28 days
4. Yahya Mohamed Hassan Morsi Born on 30/9/2005 Giza Governorate (Ana Masri Foundation)
13 years, 8 months and 23 days
5. Mahmoud Subhi Sulaiman Salama, born on 26/3/2006 Sharqiya Governorate (Society of Environment and Society Friends)
13 years 2 months 27 days
6. Ahmed Abbas Mohammed Abbas born 4/2/2006 Alexandria Governorate (Association Bilal Ibn Rabah)
13 years, 4 months and 18 days
7. Yousef Ayman Abdel Aal Saleh Born on 3/8/2005 Giza Governorate (Ana Masri Foundation)
13 years 10 months 19 days
8. Ali Sharif Ali Hassan Born on 11/12/2005 Alexandria Governorate (Bilal Ibn Rabah Association)
13 years 6 months 11 days
9. Saif Amr Bayoumi Ali born on 25/6/2005 Giza Governorate (Ana Masri Foundation)
13 years 11 months 28 days

The SATUC World Cup is a new 5 a side football tournament for teams of 14 and 15-year-old boys from at least ten different nations. The sides will consist of boys who have experienced a wide range of disadvantage or poverty in their lives and who, in many cases, are orphans or war refugees.
This is about more than three tournaments; we are keen to ensure that the legacy of the SATUC Cup is a lasting one for all the teams. In each of the participating countries, we are partnering with a charity or organisation, which seeks to help children and their development.

Sheikha Al-Thani – has been involved in projects that assist underprivileged children for her whole life and from a very young age spent her annual vacations visiting some of the most deprived regions of Egypt. SATUC (Sheikha Al Thani for underprivileged Children) is a charity registered in Egypt working out of Cairo. Since being founded in 2013, SATUC has supported several grassroots projects in countries like Sudan, Egypt, Philippines and Scotland as well as local communities within London.


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