SJFA – 2018 End Of Season Awards With Keynote Speaker Dr Zaf Iqbal

SJFA held its end of season awards at the Harefield Academy. Attended by over 200 people, the awards ceremony was an opportunity to recognise the extraordinary commitment by parents, players and coaches as well as the support from our corporate partners and the whole community.

We were also fortunate to have Dr Zaf Iqbal – HEAD OF SPORTS MEDICINE – CRYSTAL PALACE FC CONSULTANT IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE MEDICINE who delivered a keynote speech to the audience on his career pathway and a message to our boys on the key to success – to be on time, be grateful and work hard.


During the ceremony 20 special trophies were awarded in 10 age groups as follows:

SJFA – 2017/2018 – Player of the Year
SJFA – 2017/2018 – Improved Player of the Year

In addition, all tier 1 (under 6  boys) who attended the awards were handed a medal for their commitment over the year.

The trophies handed out were in the memory of Sibtain Suleman, Mussarat Suleman and Mehboob Suleman – Surat – ul – Fateha. We thank the family of Hassnain Suleman for their generosity.

The awards handed were as follows:-
Under 7’s
Player of the Year – Ali Nurmohamed
Improved Player of the Year – Husain Bhaloo


Under 8’s
Joint Player of the Year – Aadam Dewji / Aliraza Damani
Improved Player of the Year – Maisam Ahmed


Under 9’s
Joint Player of the Year – Deen Pirbhai
Improved Player of the Year – Mikail Dadlani


Under 10’s
Joint Player of the Year – Ali Mehdi Ismail
Improved Player of the Year – Abbas Ali Ladha


Under 11’s
Player of the Year – Jaabir Walji
Improved Player of the Year – Yasin Merali


Under 12’s
Player of the Year – Sami Merali
Improved Player of the Year – Alizaman Alibhai


Under 13’s
Player of the Year – Ali Hadi Govani
Improved Player of the Year – Ali Sheikh


Under 14’s
Player of the Year – Saami Jaffer
Improved Player of the Year – Ali Jeganathan


Under 15’s
Player of the Year – Muntazir Ramji
Improved Player of the Year – Sajjadali Janmohamed


Under 16’s
Player of the Year – Sameer Kanji
Improved Player of the Year – Muneeb Kazmi


The highlight of the ceremony was showcasing the new SJFA badge, SJFA tracksuit and 2018/2020 kit:-

  • SJFA Badge

  • 2018/2020 SJFA Kit – sponsored by Dentistry For You

  • SJFA Tracksuit – sponsored by Longcord Ltd


The production of the new SJFA kit can found here.
A gallery of photos and videos on the event can be found here.
To celebrate the special event the SJ Chair, Mohammed Valjy cut a cake.



The SJFA would like to thank all the participants for their attendance and support.

Salaams and Duas
SJFA “ONE TEAM”