Faizel Patel – 19/04/2021
The South African National Quran Council (SANQC) has announced that 16-year-old Haafidh Zafeer Patel will represent South Africa at the Al-Hikmah Foundation’s African Greatest Competition.
The Qur’an competition will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on the 25th April.
Haafidh Zafeer who hails from Lenasia, south of Johannesburg was the winner of the 12th National Quran Memorisation Competition in South Africa.
SANQC’s Mohammad Wadee says they make dua that the youngster excels in the competition in the East African country.
“The South African National Qur’an Council is indeed pleased that Haafidh Zafeer Patel will be participating in the international Qur’an competition in Tanzania. We make dua and we ask the community as well to make dua for his success, to grant him the nerves of steel that is required to participate in front of huge expected crowds in the stadium in Dar es Salaam.”
SANQC Shura Council member & senior adjudicator Qari Basheer Patel will also be hosted as an adjudicator in the Al-Hikmah Foundation’s African Greatest Competition.