World Soccer Summit Award obtained by Nobel laureate Dr. Yunus

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Professor Muhammad Yunus has obtained the World Soccer Summit (WFS) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his excellent contribution to the world of sports activities and for lifetime achievements and achievements in different fields. The award ceremony was held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on December 11.

The award was offered forward of the newest version of the World Soccer Summit to be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 12 to 13 December.The World Soccer Summit is without doubt one of the largest sports activities platforms in world soccer, bringing collectively world-renowned professionals to create alternatives within the sport and open up new horizons on the planet of sports activities. This world group {of professional} soccer is working in direction of the precise objective of constructing a extra sustainable and high stage soccer world.

The World Soccer Summit Awards acknowledge key figures who’ve influenced the course of soccer. This 12 months, a complete of 4 people have been awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards by the World Soccer Summit for his or her contributions. The primary award was offered to Prof. Muhammad Yunus.

Along with Professor Muhammad Yunus, the opposite awardees this 12 months are skilled footballers and medical doctors. Nadia Nadeem, Palestine Affiliation for Kids’s Encouragement of Sports activities Trustee Helen Aluzaizi and Asian Soccer Confederation Secretary Common Datuk Seri Windsor John.

Whereas accepting the award, Professor Muhammad Yunus mentioned, ‘I’m actually happy with this award given by the World Soccer Summit. As we have a good time sport, allow us to acknowledge its potential for constructive change by way of sport in addition to our personal potential as people—whether or not individually or collectively—to provoke significant change in folks’s lives. Sports activities and youth are synonymous with one another which creates the promise of attaining desires. Sports activities open new horizons for society by harnessing the untapped social energy of youth.’

He added, ‘Allow us to use the common language of sport and the actual energy of social enterprise to create a future the place sport isn’t just leisure, however devoted to creating a brand new world free from world warming, useful resource focus and unemployment. Most significantly, let’s do it with pleasure.’

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