Dar United Football Club Code of Conduct

Introduction

Our football club is committed to fostering an environment where Islamic values and sportsmanship coexist harmoniously. This code of conduct outlines the standards and behaviours expected from all members, including players, coaches, staff, and supporters.

 

  1. Respect and Integrity

  • Respect for All: Treat teammates, opponents, coaches, referees, and supporters with respect and dignity, irrespective of their faith, ethnicity, or background.
  • Honesty and Integrity: Display honesty and integrity both on and off the field. Avoid cheating, dishonesty, or any form of misconduct. This includes being honest with the referee when decisions go against you and the referee is unsure.
  1. Islamic Values

  • Prayer and Worship: The club will make allowances and facilitate prayers when necessary for training or match days
  • Modesty: Maintain modesty in behaviour and attire, in accordance with Islamic principles.
  • Prohibited Substances: Refrain from the use of alcohol, drugs, and any other substances prohibited in Islam. Smoking or vaping is also discouraged.
  1. Sportsmanship

  • Fair Play: Play fairly and encourage fair play. Respect the rules of the game and the decisions of the referees.
  • Positive Attitude: Maintain a positive attitude, win or lose. Support and uplift teammates, and show humility in victory and grace in defeat.
  • Avoidance of Violence: Avoid any form of violence or aggression, whether physical or verbal, during matches and training sessions.
  1. Commitment and Discipline

  • Punctuality: Be punctual for all training sessions, matches, and meetings. Respect the time and effort of coaches and fellow players.
  • Dedication: Show commitment to the team by attending all scheduled activities and giving your best effort in all club endeavours.
  • Discipline: Follow the instructions of coaches and club officials. Maintain discipline in all aspects of training and gameplay.
  • Timely payment of fees is expected as a standard.
  1. Community and Brotherhood

  • Unity: Promote unity and brotherhood within the team. Support each other and work together towards common goals.
  • Community Engagement: Participate in community service and outreach programs organized by the club. Represent the club positively in all community interactions.
  1. Conduct Outside the Club

  • Ambassadorship: Act as ambassadors of the club and Islam in all public settings. Uphold the values and reputation of the club at all times.
  • Social Media: Use social media responsibly. Avoid posting content that is harmful, offensive, or contrary to the club’s values and Islamic teachings.
  1. Accountability

  • Self-Reflection: Regularly reflect on your actions and behaviours. Strive for continuous improvement in both personal conduct and athletic performance.
  • Reporting Misconduct: Report any incidents of misconduct or breaches of this code to club officials. Ensure that all reports are handled with confidentiality and respect.
  1. Grievance Procedure

  • Addressing Issues: If you have any concerns or grievances, address them through the proper channels within the club. Maintain a spirit of cooperation and seek resolution amicably.

Conclusion

By adhering to this code of conduct, we strive to create a football club that not only excels in the sport but also embodies the true spirit of Islam. Let us work together to build a community based on respect, integrity, and excellence.