INTERNATIONAL SOCCER TOURNAMENT 2024

A PROJECT OF ZAIN FOR HEARTS!

HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA

6-12 October 2024

ABOUT US

ZAIN for HEARTS was founded in 2019 in memory of Zain Akber, the founder’s son, who passed away at a young age due to cardiac arrest. The organization’s mission is to continue Zain’s legacy by spreading joy and love and improving lives in need. Since its inception, ZAIN for HEARTS has positively impacted millions of people in Pakistan through medical camps, food drives, education, and other initiatives.

Countries Participations

Nigeria

Mexico

Brazil

India

United Kingdom

Indonesia

Pakistan

USA Team

Clubs Participations

G12 football club

Integral Development Football Club

PSG Brasília

YFC Rurka Kalan

Birmingham Youth Sports Academy

Uni Papua

UDIFUT

United Soccer Club

FIRST-EVER INTERNATIONAL SOCCER TOURNAMENT FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN – HOUSTON, TEXAS

ZAIN for HEARTS, a non-profit organization based in Houston, Texas, is excited to host the first-ever international soccer tournament for underprivileged children. On 6-12 Oct 2024, underprivileged children and youth from various development organizations worldwide will gather in Sugar Land, Houston TX, to compete with under-16 soccer teams from the local region. This charity event aims to bring a smile to the faces of the participating youth and raise awareness about children who often fall through the cracks of society.

OUR MISSION

The mission of ZAIN for HEARTS is to improve the lives of people in need and work towards the betterment of communities globally.

OUR VISION

Zain for Hearts International Soccer Tournament aims to empower underprivileged children through sports, identifying talented young athletes and providing them with opportunities for top-tier training and education in leading U.S. universities. By fostering their athletic potential, we aspire to transform their futures, opening doors to success and helping them become renowned athletes. Together, we can make a lasting impact, creating a positive change in the lives of these young individuals.

CORE VALUES

Dedication, perseverance, and patience.

BRINGING 12 YOUTH TEAMS FROM 8 NATIONS TOGETHER 4 GIRLS AND 8 BOYS TEAMS

We are thrilled to present a proposal for the Zain for Hearts International soccer Tournament 2024 the universal language of football to bring together youth soccer teams from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas, fostering inspiration and positive change.

SETTING THE NEXT STAGE

The tournament will raise awareness and funds for the education in nations as diverse as Pakistan to Ukraine and Kenya to Mexico. The tournament is open to under 16 year only, and will have teams from eight nations participating including the United States.
Through this tournament, we will build on our work of assistance to over 200 vulnerable communities, where we provided support and resources to empower people and build resilience.