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Atta Elayyan 1985-2019

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Atta Elayyan 1985-2019

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Friday the day of Jumuah
For Muslims their greatest day
Atta Elayyan and forty eight souls
To the Mosque they went to pray

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 He kept goal for the Futsal team
New Zealand and Canterbury
FIFA confirm a life cut short
At the age of thirty three

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 The striking thing with evil
Their hate will consume and conjoin
Mirroring that they most resent
Two faces of the very same coin

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Atta served his country with distinction
Christchurch gifted freedom and rights
He was a hero, a new father
Forever an icon for the Futsal Whites

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Dedicated to those lost at #Christchurch

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 number7

© emdad Rahman

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/atta-elayyan-1985-2019/