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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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SFF presents soccer equipment to Lower Jubba region’s football committee

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

SFF Senior Vice president Ali Abdi Mohamed RIGHT presents the equipment to Ahmed Farah Tima Jilic Secretary of Lower Jubba region's football committee

Listen SOMALI FOOTBALL Federation has handed over football equipment to the recently elected local football committee of the southern Lower Jubba region. FF senior vice president Ali Abdi Mohamed presented the equipment to the region’s football committee secretary General Ahmed Farah Tima Jilic during his visit to SFF headquarters in Mogadishu on Tuesday. “On the […]

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Somali FA endorses the election of local football committee in Southern Jubba Region

By   /  December 31, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

Jubba land state minister for public services Moalim Mohamed and SFF deputy secretary General Hassan Mohamed pictured with the elected officials of regional Lower Jubba football committee

Listen The Somali Football Federation has fully accepted and welcomed the election of Mr. Abdullahi Duale Mohamed as the chairman of the local football committee of the Southern Lower Jubba region. Mr. Mohamed got 4 votes out of the 5 votes casted in the election to replace former regional football committee chairman Mr. Burhan Mohmoud […]

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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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