Somali Football Federation’s International referee Wiish Haji Yabarow has been appointed to officiate the 2013 CECAFA club cup opening match due to kick off at the Kadugli stadium on Tuesday. The referee and his assistants were appointed during the pre match meeting in south Gordfan on Monday afternoon.
With the 2013 CECAFA Kagame club cup due to Kick off in Sudan Tuesday, referees willing to officiate the regional event have under gone a physical fitness test examination late on Sunday. The competition is the first of its kind to be held in the war-devastated Sudanese regions of North Darfur and south Gordofan in a bid to encourage peace and reconciliation in the areas according to CECAFA secretary General Mr. Nicholas Musonye who is recognised as a regional peace campaigner through football.
The Association of National Olympic committees (ANOC) has on Sunday evening concluded its 2013 meeting in the Olympic city of Lausanne-Switzerland with the National Olympic committee of Somalia jubilant at the global sports development-related agendas discussed during the two-day meeting which gathered 201 member nations out of the 204 ANOC- Affiliated countries.
LAUSANNE, June 15, 2013 – AIPS Europe, the European section of AIPS is delighted by theEuropean Parliament’s strong reaction to Tuesday night’s closure of ERT, the Greek Public Television and Radio broadcaster.
European Parliament President Mr Martin Schulz said that the European Union had not called upon the Greek Government to close ERT. He was unhappy that the government in Greece had chosen to portray the decision in this light.
Office of the secretary General of the council of east and central Africa football associations (CECAFA) has revised the previously disclosed fixtures of its 2013 Kagame club cup which is due to kick off in the war-ravaged Sudanese regions of Darfur and south Gordofan on the 18th of May.
The amendment of the fixtures comes only three days to go until the regional competition has commenced Tuesday next week. This is because after Zanzibar’s Falcons have dropped out of the competition as Chad’s electric Sport replaced instead.
AIPS Europe president Yannis Daras said the continental body had already received a response which indicated the letter had been officially registered and the matter would be dealt with as urgent
BARCELONA: Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta defended Lionel Messi against allegations of tax fraud on Thursday, a case that experts say could carry a prison sentence for the Argentina star. A Spanish state prosecutor filed a fraud complaint on Wednesday alleging that Messi and his father Jorge avoided paying 4 million euros ($5.3 million) in back taxes through illegal overseas tax havens.
Somali division B league player has been given a 5-match ban by the disciplinary and fair play committee of Somali Football Federation. The Dahabshill FC player Nur Ibrahim Ali has been found of wrongdoing against the principles of football according to a press statement by the disciplinary and fair play committee at the Somali Football Federation headquarters here in Mogadishu on Tuesday.
The Executive Committee of AIPS EUROPE – representing national sports journalists associations from 48 countries is in solidarity with our fellow colleagues in Greece who as from today will be facing serious employment problems. This is the result after a degrading notice the broadcasting government spokesman Mr. Simos Kedikoglou announced the sudden death of ERT.
The 3rd International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development opened today in New York with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) honouring United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the Olympic Order.
The award was in recognition of the UN Secretary-General’s strong personal commitment to use sport as a tool for social change, a concept brought to life through various joint IOC-UN projects at community level. It was also under Mr Ban that the IOC received UN observer status in 2009.