His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein Visits Bring Joy To Underprivileged of Dignity for Children Foundation

The Dignity for Children Foundation children and coach at the 
Bukit Jalil Stadium during the Malaysia vs Indonesia match

10 underprivileged children and a football coach from the Dignity for Children foundation were treated to a spectacular match between Malaysia and Indonesia, where our hometown football heroes won 2-0.

His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, Chairman of the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP) greeting the participants of the Faisal Cup Football Tournament during his visit to the Dignity for Children Foundation

The idea was birthed when FIFA Vice President representing Asia and Chairman of the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP), His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, visited the headquarters of Dignity for Children Foundation recently.

This treat is aligned with the collaboration between the Asean Football Federation (AFF), Football Association of Malaysia (FAM), AFDP and Dignity for Children Foundation – organizers of the AFDP – supported Faisal Cup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, Chairman of the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP) with Reverend Elisha Satvinder, Chairman of 
the Board of Trustees of Dignity for Children Foundation during the visit of 
HRH Prince Ali to the Dignity for Children Foundation

The Faisal Cup, a tournament for underprivileged children that employs value of organized sports and the skills and positive attitudes it cultivates in them, concluded this year's term in September with the participation of around 90 teams; 63 football teams and 27 netball teams; with over 600 kids.

Prince Ali also commended the leadership and proactive efforts of Rev. Elisha Satvinder, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dignity for Children Foundation in social development and child-empowerment through education and sport.

Back Row (from left to right) Urs Zanitti, Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Football Development Project; Merissa Khurma, Director of the office of HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein – FIFA Vice President – Asia; Mrs. Petrina Satvinder, Co-Founder of Dignity for Children Foundation; Mohd Hassan Bin Hussain, Ex Student & current Coach of Dignity Football Team; His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, Chairman of the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP); Reverend Elisha Satvinder, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dignity for Children Foundation; and Dato’ Lily Zachariah, Trustee of Dignity for Children Foundation with the children during the visit of HRH Prince Ali to the Dignity for Children Foundation. 

The AFDP has joined this year the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Mamee-Double Decker, and GE Engine Services (M) Sdn Bhd in supporting the Faisal Cup. With the encouragement from AFDP, the Faisal Cup will also be introducing the girls’ football team in the next term.

For more information on Dignity for Children Foundation please visit http://dignityforchildren.org

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