Rehman expands Asian sport charity

By Will Astbury

Former Bradford City captain Zesh Rehman has extended the services of his sporting charity to schools in Manchester.

The 27-year-old footballer, who was the first British Asian to play in the Premier League, signed for Thai side Muangthong United in late December but before he left took the time to establish the Zesh Rehman Foundation’s (ZRF) first project in the North West.

The Foundation is now running the Onside programme at Kassim Darwish Grammar School For Boys (KD), an Islamic independent school in Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, to teach youngsters more about the sport and hopefully to coach them into being the future stars of tomorrow.

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Khan excited by Hatton fight

TASIF Khan has revealed that he is looking forward to fighting on the Matthew Hatton undercard.

The Yorkshire boxer is making his Bolton debut before the big Hatton fight on Friday 16 July 2010 and also said that this could be the biggest test of his career.

“Its a fight I am really looking forward to and I am really excited. I have had a few set backs in the past, with fights being delayed and cancelled,” Khan, who will be fighting just before Ricky Hatton’s younger brother takes to the ring, told Manchester Mouth.

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