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Google Mo Farah wins unique triple-double with 5,000m world championship gold

By   /  August 29, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports, World News  /  No Comments

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Listen Who said repeat viewings get boring? Not for Mo Farah, who completed another glorious 5,000m and 10,000m double – and won his seventh consecutive world and Olympic title – after chasing down the Kenyan Caleb Ndiku in a thrilling final lap chase. It means Farah has completed a historic triple-double – having also won […]

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Football ‘sweetens’ life for Somali orphans at Turkish school.

By   /  August 20, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Hundreds of Somali orphans at Turkey’s Anatolia Boarding school have high hopes and expectations of becoming future national team members, as they marked the end of the first six months of formal football training sessions. The children aged between 9-15 years, had the opportunity to talk about their future expectations in football, when they […]

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Football growth in Somalia, cheers minister of Sport

By   /  August 17, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Somalia has put violence behind and there is a clear expectation in the country, where football is fully recovering from decades of conflicts and unrest. The Somali minister for youth and sport, Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, has commended the growth of football and soccer-related development projects in the country. “In recent years, we have witnessed […]

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FIFA expands administration knowledge across Djibouti

By   /  April 12, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen For the second time in two years, Djiboutian football administrators are benefiting from FIFA MA administration course to help the country acquire adequate experience in football administration. A total of 31 football administrators from division 3 clubs and the country’s five regions including three women are taking part in the 6-day course which will […]

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Djibouti to face Morocco in CAN beach soccer qualifier clash

By   /  March 28, 2015  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen For the first time in its football history, Djibouti is now eying on the upcoming African beach soccer championship to be staged in Seychelles. The country’s first ever national beach soccer team is scheduled to play against Morocco in their last leg of the 2015 African Beach soccer championship qualifiers. The match will take […]

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Mo Farah is not European so his half-marathon best is a ‘record for Somalia’, says former title holder

By   /  March 24, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Mo Farah has found himself embroiled in another row over his nationality after the Spaniard whose European half-marathon record he broke on Sunday called the feat a “record for Somalia”. Farah became the first British runner to break the hour-mark when recording a time of 59mins 32secs to win the Lisbon half-marathon on Sunday, […]

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Somali regional leader enjoys football match.

By   /  February 7, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen After becoming the first leader to allow his regional State to access a free and fair local football election in December last year, the regional Jubba State leader Sheik Ahmed Mohamed Islam (Madoobe) has showed his interest for football. He was one of several regional state leaders who have been in the capital for […]

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Somalia set for two new development projects

By   /  February 4, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen FIFA is set to kick-off two new development projects in Somalia in the aftermath of the first-ever mission of a FIFA official to Mogadishu since 1986. The Somalia Football Federation (SFF) is now set to plan for the implementation of its second Goal project, a technical centre at Mogadishu’s College University Stadium, as well […]

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Ronaldo, Kessler, Löw and Kellermann triumph at FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014

By   /  January 13, 2015  /  Featured, News, Sports, World News  /  1 Comment

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Listen Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the best player in the world for the third time following previous wins in 2008 and 2013, while Germany midfielder Nadine Kessler has claimed her first-ever FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award. Germany coach Joachim Löw and compatriot Ralf Kellermann, coach of VfL […]

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SFF unveils development courses to be staged in Kismayo

By   /  January 1, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen AFTER WITNESSING a democratic local football election without interference from regional autonomy, the Somali Football Federation has crowned the Lower Jubba region the host site for the first development courses in 2015. Somali Football Federation Chief Media officer Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar (ISLOW) said in a press statement on Thursday that three empowerment football-related courses […]

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