The 20/21 team!
Faiza started playing netball in high school. In her third year at LSE she decided to start Revolution Netball (Prev. ISOC Netball); picking up a sport she both loved and getting more girls active and out on the courts!
"I love the idea that a bunch of girls can play a sport they haven't played since high school, meet other lovely likeminded girls and just have an overall fun time!"
Amina is a recent graduate who has played from the age of 15. She has been a key part of the Revolution Netball since its inception and cares passionately about growing and expanding the club!
"My favourite thing about ISOC Netball has to be the whole idea that more Muslim girls, NATIONALLY, are getting into sport. To have our own safe space to play and enjoy sports, not at the expense of our religion, is extremely rare - and ISOC Netball provides that. It has also created a sisterhood that I will treasure forever!"
Isra is a third year History student at LSE, and is excited about being Vice President of the club this year!
Isra's favourite thing about Revolution Netball is the unity ! It’s the best down time of the week (even if things get pretty heated), and the best memories and friendships have been formed because of netball!
"This year, my focus for the club will be to improve everyone’s overall stamina and fitness, so we can endure longer matches! I'd also like to develop our skills when it comes to mastering various netball techniques. That being said, for me the most important thing is to maintain the lively spirit of Revolution Netball insha’Allah and grow even more as a club!"
Sumayyah is a second year French and International Relations student at Westminster and is honoured to be the 20/21 captain of Revolution Netball. She has played a huge role in helping to grow and expand the club and hopes to continue this job whilst helping other women find their feet and passion at our club!
"Netball has been a constant in my life for nearly 10 years and I wouldn’t have it any other way. With playing both at school and club level, I am beyond grateful to be a part of this amazing team. Sisterhood means the world to me and the aim of this club is to make every Muslim (and non Muslim) woman feel welcome and for them to know that sport is still an option for them.”
Sibba is a second year Economics student at LSE who has been playing netball since primary school and hopes as Vice Captain she can help inspire more girls and young women to get involved in playing netball.
“Revolution netball has played a big part in helping me form new friendships as well as regularly play the sport I love. I get to interact with players coming from a range of backgrounds and with different abilities which never ceases to make each and every week exciting. I’m thrilled to begin my term as Vice-Captain and hopefully meet as many of you ask possible!”
Aminah is in her second year at Queen Mary and is studying Geography and Business Management. She has been playing netball since year 5 but stopped during sixth form.
“Revolution netball has given myself and many others the chance to play netball again as well as give people the opportunity to start a new sport. The club has such a community feeling with a competitive yet friendly atmosphere, that has allowed me to meet people from other universities. I’m looking forward to helping the club grow and compete in the future.”
Khadijah is in her final year at Queen Mary University of London studying Law and regularly plays GA or GS. She has been playing netball competitively for over 7 years and hopes to inspire other Muslim women to be healthy and active.
"I am excited to help develop an inclusive club, as part of a movement to normalise Muslim women in sport. My favourite things about Revolution Netball Club has to be the sense of community and belonging, and being able to connect with so many amazing people with the same interests!"