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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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Somalis find new option on airwaves: sports radio

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

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Listen For decades Somalia’s airwaves have been filled by radio stations broadcasting news of the country’s long-running violence or troubled clan politics. But now Somalis can listen to a dedicated sports radio station. Gool FM airs sports only, no politics. The station’s managers believe an increase in sports coverage can promote peace and boost economic […]

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Somali Shebab journalist ‘killer’ arrested, govt says

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

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Listen A Somali journalist accused of killing colleagues and working for the Al-Qaeda linked Shebab has been arrested in Kenya and will be extradited to Mogadishu, Somalia’s information minister said on Saturday. A series of journalists have been killed in recent years in Somalia, one of the most dangerous countries in the world to work […]

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Nairobi and Dar Es Salaam: Candidates for 2015 Intercity tourney hosting

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Africa, Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Two historic cities Nairobi (Kenya) and Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) are the sole candidates for the hosting of the 2015 Intercity Basketball tournament, Engineer Bana Abdalla Ali chairman of marketing and media commission of the Intercity committee revealed here in a press statement on Wednesday. Chairman of Intercity committee media and marketing commission Engineer […]

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