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AFL becomes home ground for Muslims

IN Australia, the Aussie Rules controllers want prayer rooms at all venues. The drive is being pushed by the AFL’s Bachar Houli, a Muslim:

Richmond’s Bachar Houli said more Muslims would go to the footy after the AFL announced prayer rooms must be provided at all venues. The requirement for Muslims to pray five times a day was stopping many from attending AFL games, the Tigers defender said.

Houli said many were forced to pray in carparks or stairwells at AFL grounds.

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Posted: 20th, April 2012 | In: Sports | Comment