Junior Program Leader

Ali Bakour

Ali Bakour is a talented young athlete devoted to self-development and making friends through sport (particularly soccer). He has played for the Clairlea-Westview and Wexford Soccer clubs and on school teams. Ali also enjoys basketball, volleyball, wrestling, and working out in the gym. Ali has also excelled at cross-country participating in the Toronto city-wide meet and placing in the top 60 for Grade 6 boys.

Ali is a newcomer Canadian who arrived with his family as a Syrian refugee in December 2015. Ali, with his outgoing, kind and caring nature, has an affinity with diverse people of all ages, especially younger children. Ali has expanded his social network through organized sport which is also one of the specific goals of the Simbas program. Ali is really looking forward to being with the kids, giving back to his community, and developing new skills through this youth leadership opportunity.