An English club opens its stadium to Muslims for Eid al-Adha prayer

The English club Blackburn Rovers announced on Tuesday the opening of its stadium, "Ewood Park", to hold Eid al-Adha prayers next Saturday.

The English club said that the stadium will open its doors to Muslims for the Eid prayer at nine o'clock local time.

The club indicated that it expected the stadium to host 3,000 people, calling on worshipers to bring their own prayer rugs.

And Blackburn indicated that he will work to provide all the equipment for receiving this large number of worshipers, pointing to the allocation of buses that will transport people to the stadium.

The club had previously opened the doors of its stadium last Eid al-Fitr, where residents of the city prayed the Eid prayer inside Ewood Park, to be the first English club to take such an initiative.

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