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UAFA president vows greater cooperation with Somalia.

By   /  November 22, 2014  /  Arab World, Featured, News, Sports  /  No Comments

UAFA President H.E Turki Bin Khalid Bin Faisal Al Saud (Middle) pictured with Somali FA president Abdiqani Said Arab (Right) at the end of UAFA Congress in Riyad Friday 21 Nov 2014 Photo SFF Media

Listen THE PRESIDENT elected of the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) H.E Turki Bin Khalid Bin Faisal Al Saud, has announced a new era of cooperation with Somali Football Federation. The UAFA leader made the cooperation pledge during a brief talk with Somali Football Federation President Abdiqani Said Arab, at the end of UAFA […]

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South African charity prioritizes orphans and disabled people

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

Girls at Boondheere district Orphanage centre cellebrate as they were given clothes and learning materials

Listen The South Africa-based humanitarian organization, Gift of the Givers which has been active in Somalia for the past several years, has now turned most of its attentions to caring street children, orphans and those living with disability to inspire changes in their lives. The aid group, which is believed to be the largest charity […]

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Somali FA presents cash donation to its clubs

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen THE SOMALI FOOTBALL FEDERATION has on Tuesday provided cash donations and as well as full sports equipment to its division B and Division C clubs. Every year, the clubs receive such donation from the SFF, at the beginning of football year to help them promote football since Somalia has no sponsors. The distribution ceremony […]

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Djibouti finish 3rd in Arab youth tourney, but have top scorer

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  Africa, Featured, News, Sports  /  No Comments

Djibouti Youngsters celebrate their 3rd place victory at Arab youth football tourney in Doha PHOTO CECAFA MEDIA

Listen DJIBOUTI’S National U-17 squad has snatched the 3rd place of the Arab youth football tourney which came to an end in Doha, on Sunday evening, after beating Qatar 3-2 in penalties, as the two nations fought for the 3rd place. The Hotly-contested match ended in 3-3 equality in the 90-minute period it takes to […]

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South Africa captain Meyiwa shot dead

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Africa, Featured, News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen South Africa and Orlando Pirates captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead late Sunday near Johannesburg, a police spokesman told AFP, with club officials describing his slaying as a “loss to the nation”. Lieutenant-General Solomon Makgale said Meyiwa, 27, was gunned down at a house in Vosloorus, a township about 30 kilometres south […]

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Djibouti youngsters romp through to Arab youth tourney semis.

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Sports  /  No Comments

Djibouti Under 17 boys  Photo CECAFA Media

Listen Djibouti youngsters romp through to Arab youth tourney semis. Djibouti’s U-17 football squad booked their place in the semi-finals of the Arab youth football tournament, which is currently under way in Doha, the capital of Qatar. The Youngsters shared points with Qatar, after their hotly-contested match ended in 1-1 draw on Sunday. Earlier, the […]

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Somali Football league broadens

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

Secretary General speaks to the media in Mogadishu on August 15 2013 SFF File Photo

Listen The President of Somali Football Federation Abdiqani Said Arab has announced the increase of the number of clubs participating in the SFF Nation Link Telecom championship. President Arab made the announcement in a press statement released here on Sunday after consultative meetings with the SFF executive board and as well as the authorities of […]

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SFF announces the opening times for its leagues

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

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Listen The Somali Football federation has unveiled the opening times for the Nation Link telecom championship the country’s most populous sporting event and as well as the Division B and the Division C football leagues for the 2014-2015 season. The schedules of the soccer tournaments were displayed during a lengthy meeting between Somali Football Federation […]

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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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