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Join the Pride

A soccer program for refugee youth in houston.

Amaanah Lions is a free soccer program for refugee youth in Houston. We are part of Amaanah Services, a registered 501c charity . 

 

Refugees and immigrants from any background aged 16-25 are welcome to join us
for recreational and competitive play all year round. 

Games are played on Sundays at Bear Creek Pioneer's Park. In the 2021/22 season, Amaanah Lions will play in Division 2A. 

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Mission

We're here to help Houston refugees adapt to their new environment through soccer, supporting them as they build friendships, integrate into a new city and find their place in America.

Everyone is welcome. If you were born ten thousand miles away or ten minutes, you'll be able to train and play with us.  

 
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About
Amaanah

Amaanah Lions is a part of Amaanah Refugee Services. 

Amaanah is on a mission to integrate resettled refugees into their new homes and communities, with a focus on supporting the women and children.

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Coaches

Our story

The Lions began as the Universal Soccer League in 2014, running training programs, leagues and tournaments in the local refugee community. 

 

 
 

Coaching Team 

Amine Amrouni

Head Coach

Hakim Yassine

Coach

Chakir Cherif

Manager

Mohamed Noureldin

Coach

Richard Spragg

Coach

Radouane Bennoui

Coach

David Thanoon

Coach

Tayeb Ahmadi

Coach

Join the coaching team

If you love soccer and you have your coaching badges, or you're prepared to work toward them while you're with us, email chakir@amaanahlions.org

You'll need a background check, a passion for the game, and hopefully a few skills yourself. 
 

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