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FIFA expands administration knowledge across Djibouti

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

FIFA insstructor Jacque Malie  addresses at the launch of FIFA MA administration course for Djibouti on Saturday 11 April 2015. PHOTO CECAFA MEDIA

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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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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