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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

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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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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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