With Somalia currently emerging from decades of lawlessness and civilwars, the country’s football Federation was on the process of the organization of regional level leagues, as the first team from the semiautonomous Somali state of Puntland arrived in the capital Mogadishu on Friday as part of the preparations for the country’s regional leagues.
The Somali Football federation has taken over the responsibility of the ailing former Ocean Stars member Mahmoud Nur Mohamed known as Shabeel who has recently been admitted to a hospital in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
The announcement was made by Somali Football Federation President Mr. Ali Said Guled Roble during a press conference at the Madina hospital in the capital Mogadishu, where the SFF authorities paid a visit to the ailing former National team member.
As part of its efforts to develop football from the bottom, the Djibouti Football Federation has on Tuesday concluded a ten day-long FIFA Grassroots coaching course which was the first of its kind that the world Football governing body FIFA holds for the football growing horn of African country.
Young age coaches from across the country took part in the historic FIFA grassroots course which was co-hosted by all regions in the country, in a bid to sweeten football for school children in different regions. The trainees include some from schools in the country who were taught how to educate children under football. Read the rest of this entry »
Hormuud Telecom, one of the main Network providers in Somalia, a friendly company with Somalia’s sporting organizations is suffering from a major block by the Al-Qaeda-linked AL Shabaab militants in Somalia who stopped the company’s operations in some three regions in the country.
For the 3rd successive day, people in some southern regions have been denied access to telephone services, from the biggest network provider in Somalia, the Hormuud Telecom, after AlShabaab fighters ordered the company to go off air.
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today criticized the Somaliland administration which has officially banned privately owned Universal TV from operating in its territory, and accused authorities of attempts to stifle free media.
On Tuesday, the Somali Football Federation (SFF) has called nearly 90 young age players who were shortlisted from the recent Division B and Division C championships, as part of SFF’s early preparations for the near future international football competitions.
As the first leg of Somalia’s Nation Link Telecom championship will end on 4th of February and the second leg is expected to follow immediately, the Somali Football federation announced the expiry date of the midterm transfer market during which participating clubs can transfer any players they need.
The recently retired Somali International Football Assistant referee Abdirahman Abdi Omar “Shurie” revealed here on Thursday that he was interested in turning his career into the field of referee instructor in a bid to be able to help educate future football referees in his country.