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Djibouti FA annual congress approves constitutional amendments

By   /  December 18, 2014  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Amendments made to the Status of the Djibouti Football Federation were unanimously adopted during the FDF annual congress held at the Federation’s headquarters here in Djibouti on Wednesday. According to the approved status, Djibouti will establish two main associations: the referees’ association and the coaches’ association who will have voting rights in the assembly. […]

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Kenyan manager takes over Somali champions

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

Banadir Sports Club chairman Abokar Mohamed Sheik Right and his new manager John Maura  pictured after signing contruct on Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Listen SOMALIA’S CURRENT champions, Banadir Sports Club have signed with John Maura (Kenya) to succeed the club’s former manager Omar Mohamed Naser who was sacked on Saturday after successive losses. The new manager, John Maura, has on Tuesday signed one-year contract with the club’s Chairman Abokar Mohamed Sheik in Nairobi and is due to arrive […]

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Djibouti FA distributes sports equipment to its stakeholders

By   /  December 14, 2014  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen THE PRESIDENT of Djibouti Football Federation Souleiman Hassan Waberi has on Sunday presented football equipment to football clubs in the country, as part of the FDF efforts to encourage the growth of football in Djibouti. Some 36 soccer clubs have benefitted from the generous donation by the Federation which was mainly intended as a […]

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First supper cup trophy for Jeenyo since its revival

By   /  December 14, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen In what was one of the most zealous matches in Somalia’s recent history, one of the country’s oldest football clubs, Jeenyo United has made a major approach since they were revived in 2012 after they won the Somali Supper cup. In Friday’s hotly-contested match that attracted tens of thousands of fans from various destinations […]

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UAFA president vows greater cooperation with Somalia.

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  Arab World, Featured, News, Sports  /  No Comments

UAFA President H.E Turki Bin Khalid Bin Faisal Al Saud (Middle) pictured with Somali FA president Abdiqani Said Arab (Right) at the end of UAFA Congress in Riyad Friday 21 Nov 2014 Photo SFF Media

Listen THE PRESIDENT elected of the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) H.E Turki Bin Khalid Bin Faisal Al Saud, has announced a new era of cooperation with Somali Football Federation. The UAFA leader made the cooperation pledge during a brief talk with Somali Football Federation President Abdiqani Said Arab, at the end of UAFA […]

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South African charity prioritizes orphans and disabled people

By   /  November 11, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

Girls at Boondheere district Orphanage centre cellebrate as they were given clothes and learning materials

Listen The South Africa-based humanitarian organization, Gift of the Givers which has been active in Somalia for the past several years, has now turned most of its attentions to caring street children, orphans and those living with disability to inspire changes in their lives. The aid group, which is believed to be the largest charity […]

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Somali FA presents cash donation to its clubs

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen THE SOMALI FOOTBALL FEDERATION has on Tuesday provided cash donations and as well as full sports equipment to its division B and Division C clubs. Every year, the clubs receive such donation from the SFF, at the beginning of football year to help them promote football since Somalia has no sponsors. The distribution ceremony […]

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Djibouti finish 3rd in Arab youth tourney, but have top scorer

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  Africa, Featured, News, Sports  /  No Comments

Djibouti Youngsters celebrate their 3rd place victory at Arab youth football tourney in Doha PHOTO CECAFA MEDIA

Listen DJIBOUTI’S National U-17 squad has snatched the 3rd place of the Arab youth football tourney which came to an end in Doha, on Sunday evening, after beating Qatar 3-2 in penalties, as the two nations fought for the 3rd place. The Hotly-contested match ended in 3-3 equality in the 90-minute period it takes to […]

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South Africa captain Meyiwa shot dead

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Africa, Featured, News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen South Africa and Orlando Pirates captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead late Sunday near Johannesburg, a police spokesman told AFP, with club officials describing his slaying as a “loss to the nation”. Lieutenant-General Solomon Makgale said Meyiwa, 27, was gunned down at a house in Vosloorus, a township about 30 kilometres south […]

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Djibouti youngsters romp through to Arab youth tourney semis.

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Djibouti youngsters romp through to Arab youth tourney semis. Djibouti’s U-17 football squad booked their place in the semi-finals of the Arab youth football tournament, which is currently under way in Doha, the capital of Qatar. The Youngsters shared points with Qatar, after their hotly-contested match ended in 1-1 draw on Sunday. Earlier, the […]

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