“Hurrah Uyghur” youth football tournament with 16 teams was held in Istanbul

16 teams formed by the organization of more than 200 Uyghur youths organized by the East Turkestan Sports and Development Association have been playing football in Istanbul for two weeks. Dubbed the “Hurrah Uyghur Football Tournament”, the tournament ended on Sunday night, August 21, and the first-placed team was awarded 5,000 Lira cash and a trophy.

The finals on Sunday were held in a very exciting atmosphere with cheers and roars from the audience.

شەرقىي تۈركىستان تەنتەربىيە ۋە تەرەققىيات جەمئىيىتىنىڭ ئۇيۇشتۇرۇشى بىلەن ئىستانبۇلدا ئۆتكۈزۈلگەن 16 كوماندىنىڭ ئىككى ھەپتە داۋام قىلغان مۇسابىقىسىدىن كۆرۈنۈش. 2022-يىلى 21-ئاۋغۇست، تۈركىيە.
Scenes from the 16-team two-week tournament organized by the East Turkistan Sports and Development Association in Istanbul. 21 August 2022, Turkey.
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The finals were played between four strong teams. “Ongu Uighur” team became the champion, they were awarded with 5,000 Lira cash and a trophy, “Udun” team was second, and they were awarded with 3,000 Lira cash and a trophy, and “Enek” team was third. and was awarded with 2,000 lira cash and a trophy.

At the awarding ceremony for the winning teams, the president of the World Uyghur Congress Foundation Abdulreshit Abdulhamit, the general secretary of East Turkestan Education and Cooperation Society Abdulahed Abdurrahman, the president of East Turkestan Sports and Development Association Tarhib Bayarak came on stage and presented prizes to the champion teams and warmly congratulated the football players. .

شەرقىي تۈركىستان تەنتەربىيە ۋە تەرەققىيات جەمئىيىتىنىڭ ئۇيۇشتۇرۇشى بىلەن ئىستانبۇلدا ئۆتكۈزۈلگەن 16 كوماندىنىڭ ئىككى ھەپتە داۋام قىلغان مۇسابىقىسىدىن كۆرۈنۈش. 2022-يىلى 21-ئاۋغۇست، تۈركىيە.

The football players of the first, second and third teams were also presented with medallions.

We spoke with Tahir Kobayrak, President of the East Turkestan Sports and Development Association, to find out more about the tournament. Mr. Tahir Kobayraq said that the competition started on August 6 and ended on the 21st. A total of 16 Uyghur teams participated in the competition and competed for the championship, and in the end three teams came first, second and third.

Commenting on the importance of this competition, Tahir Kobayraq said: “The significance of this competition is that we have prepared a competition for the youth of East Turkestan to get to know each other, to build friendship, harmony, unity and mutual trust among them. We believe that sports activities are the basis for Uyghur youth abroad, especially in Turkey, to grow up healthy and smart without going down the wrong path.

شەرقىي تۈركىستان تەنتەربىيە ۋە تەرەققىيات جەمئىيىتىنىڭ ئۇيۇشتۇرۇشى بىلەن ئىستانبۇلدا ئۆتكۈزۈلگەن 16 كوماندىنىڭ ئىككى ھەپتە داۋام قىلغان مۇسابىقىسىدىن كۆرۈنۈش. 2022-يىلى 21-ئاۋغۇست، تۈركىيە.

Tahir Baybayraq said that the World Uyghur Congress Foundation and the International Union of Eastern Turkistan Organizations in Istanbul supported the competition materially and spiritually.

At the end of the Blue Flag speech, Tahir stressed that the football tournament was held for the 4th time this year and is developing year by year. He also asked Uyghurs from all over the world to support and encourage this kind of sports activities, both materially and spiritually.

Mr. Sardar, who was the captain of the “Eyeglasses” team, said that he met and became friends with a large number of new Uyghurs while playing this football match. He stated that although his team did not win the first place in this competition, he met a lot of new young people and made friends.

شەرقىي تۈركىستان تەنتەربىيە ۋە تەرەققىيات جەمئىيىتىنىڭ ئۇيۇشتۇرۇشى بىلەن ئىستانبۇلدا ئۆتكۈزۈلگەن 16 كوماندىنىڭ ئىككى ھەپتە داۋام قىلغان مۇسابىقىسىدىن كۆرۈنۈش. 2022-يىلى 21-ئاۋغۇست، تۈركىيە.

We also had a conversation with the president of the World Uyghur Congress Foundation, Mr. Abdulreshit Abdulhamit, who supported the competition materially and spiritually from the beginning.

Mr. Abdurreshit said that this competition was a big event with a large number of participants. Through this competition, Uyghur youths got to know each other and built friendships, which laid the foundation for larger public events.

He said: “In such a time when the smartphone and the Internet have captured our youth and occupied all their time, it is of great importance that such sports activities are widely developed.”

شەرقىي تۈركىستان تەنتەربىيە ۋە تەرەققىيات جەمئىيىتىنىڭ ئۇيۇشتۇرۇشى بىلەن ئىستانبۇلدا ئۆتكۈزۈلگەن 16 كوماندىنىڭ ئىككى ھەپتە داۋام قىلغان مۇسابىقىسىدىن كۆرۈنۈش. 2022-يىلى 21-ئاۋغۇست، تۈركىيە.

At the end, Mr. Abdurreshit said that the World Uyghur Congress Foundation supports the sports activities of Uyghur youth in material and spiritual ways.



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