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Sports veterans commemorates world peace day with sporting event (PHOTOS)

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Featured, News, Sports, World News  /  No Comments

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Listen Over 150 people including politicians, athletes and women have taken part a three-kilometre peace match held in the southern port city of Kismayo as a commemoration event for the world peace day. The peaceful sporting event was organized by the region’s local sports committee under the auspice of the National Olympic committee of Somalia […]

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FIFA’s Medical Committee proposes new protocol for the management of concussion

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Featured, News, Sports, World News  /  No Comments

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Listen The issue of concussion in football has been broadly discussed following recent high profile cases at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil™, particularly the incident which involved the German player Christoph Kramer during the final match. FIFA has been active in this field for many years, carrying out a number of scientific studies […]

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Somali Olympics founder urges the Federal govt to foster peace in Somalia through sport

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Old enough, but still with full eagerness for sport in his mind, the founder of the National Olympic committee of Somalia Mr. Ali Omar Sheegow has called on the federal government of Somalia to prioritize sport as a peace building and public integration tool in the country where sport had played a key role […]

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UN joins Somali FA to encourage peace through football

By   /  September 8, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

Banadir Sports Club Captain Abdiweli Qanyare receives the trophy from Somali FA Prfesident Abdiqani Said Arab

Listen Somali Football Federation and the United Nations Office in Somalia (UNSOM) have jointly organized a football for peace event as an observation for the international day of peace. The match was played at stadium Banadir in Mogadishu on Sunday 7th of September 2014 after the UN special representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay requested the […]

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CAF President offers warm congratulations to the new Somali FA chief

By   /  September 6, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Mr. Issa Hayatou has sent a letter of excitement and warmest congratulations to Somali Football Federation president Abdiqani Said Arab, saying that the African football will also benefit from Abdiqani’s experience and pledged the continental football body’s support for him. “It is with great joy […]

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Somali Football Family holds welcome party for SFF President Abdiqani Arab

By   /  September 6, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

Listen The President of Somali Football Federation Abdiqani Said Arab became overwhelmingly full of hopes when the country’s football family members expounded much support for the president and his committee during a welcome ceremony they organized to salute him and was held at Dayah hotel in Mogadishu on Friday. The welcome ceremony which gathered hundreds […]

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Somali NOC president welcomes the re-entry of Somali Judo Federation into world body

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen The president of Somali National Olympic Committee Abdullahi Ahmed Tarabi has lauded for the recent election of Somali Judo Federation and its re-entry into the world body after years of absence, while receiving the recently elected president of Somali Judo Federation Abdullahi Mohamed Hurshe at the Somali NOC headquarters here in Mogadishu on Monday. […]

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Mo Farah wins 10,000m at Athletics European Championships 2014

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

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Listen Mo Farah had to battle to win back his European 10,000m title as his fellow Briton Andy Vernon snatched a fine silver. Farah, ill or injured for much of the summer, came good in his second track race of the season to match his team-mate Jo Pavey’s distance gold. In a slow race a […]

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Somali Judo Federation elects New Executive board

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

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Listen In its election congress held here in Mogadishu on Friday, 8th of August 2014, the Somali Judo Federation stakeholders elected a new executive board which will govern the country’s Judo for the next four years. The federation which hasn’t achieved more both in and outside the country for the past several years due to […]

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Can sports radio help unify war-torn Somalia?

By   /  August 9, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Like other terrorist organizations, Al-Shabaab does not appreciate the unifying powers of sport. The militant jihadist group banned soccer while occupying Mogadishu, where it spent years fighting government forces. Shortly after its expulsion from the city in the summer of 2011, Gool FM was spawned—giving Somalia its first and only sports radio station. Before […]

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