Former Football star to build Mosque in Spain

Former football star Fred Oumar Kanoute has raised $1m in an online crowdfunding campaign to build the first purpose-built mosque and cultural centre in Seville, Spain, in over 700 years. Kanoute, a French-born Muslim with a Malian background who previously played for Sevilla FC, started the campaign a year ago on LaunchGood, a crowdfunding platform focused on the global Muslim community. “Thank you and may Allah reward for you for all those who participated in the campaign,” Kanoute tweeted on Tuesday. Kanoute 4 Seville Mosque will collect any additional funds…

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