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SOMALI PRESIDENT: Inter-state football competition was a sign of development

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen The president of the federal republic of Somalia Prof. Hassan Sheik Mahmoud, said that the country’s first Inter-state football tournament has marked an enormous sign of peace and development in the country. Addressing at the conclusion ceremony for the Inter-estate soccer event on Wednesday evening, president Hassan Sheik Mahmoud, said that the maiden football […]

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Djibouti Telecom wins the Djibouti cup

By   /  July 24, 2016  /  Featured, Horn of Africa, News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Djibouti telecom football club has won the Djibouti cup to gain their second major football victory of the year after beating Dikhil FC rivals 4-2 in the final match over the weekend. Djibouti Cup is the 2nd major football event in the country after the National league known here as FDF Division One. The […]

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Lionel Messi handed jail term in Spain for tax fraud

By   /  July 6, 2016  /  Featured, News, Sports, World News  /  No Comments

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Listen Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud. His father, Jorge Messi, was also given a jail term for defrauding Spain of €4.1m (£3.5m; $4.5m) between 2007 and 2009. They also face millions of euros in fines for using tax havens in Belize and Uruguay […]

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Somali soccer tournament celebrates unity; works to keep boys from extremists

By   /  March 26, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen That’s how Columbus Crew brand ambassador and former player Frankie Hejduk summed it up as he listened to tournament organizers speak in Somali and then English to welcome all the players and fans who are in town this weekend for four days of games. “We may not speak the same languages, but we do […]

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Football development courses launched in Puntland state

By   /  February 7, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Somali Football Federation has on Saturday (February, 6) launched three football development courses in the semiautonomous Somali state of Puntland, North east of the country. The courses which are part of SFF’s regional football development scheme through the [Spread the football] initiative, have gathered 85 trainees who are 40 referees, 30 coaches and 15 […]

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Somali Football Federation [SFF] has today announced the fixtures for the country’s National League.

By   /  December 23, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen According to the fixtures released today, the 10-team league will kick off on Monday 28th of December, when Dekedda FC will take on the police side Heegan FC who are the current champions. Somali Football Federation [SFF] Media officer Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar, said in a statement that his federation decided that the competition is […]

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CAF World Cup Qualifying Review: Niger thump Somalia

By   /  October 14, 2015  /  Africa, Featured, News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen Moussa Maazou and Mahamane Cisse both struck twice as Niger set up a date with Cameroon in the second round of World Cup qualifying. Niger confirmed their place in the second round of CAF World Cup qualification with a resounding 4-0 victory over Somalia. Francois Zahoui’s men took a two-goal advantage into the second […]

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Ocean stars attend luncheon at Somali embassy in Addis Ababa

By   /  September 15, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen SOMALIA’S NATIONAL Football Squad [Ocean stars] were invited to a well-organized luncheon held at the Somali embassy in Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa over the weekend. Somali ambassador to Ethiopia, Ahmed Abdisalam Haji Aden, and consular Abdirashid Sheik Said organized the honor lunch in a bid to encourage the team who will battle against Niger […]

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AU troops expected to leave stadium Mogadishu

By   /  September 12, 2015  /  Featured, News, Somalia, Sports  /  No Comments

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Listen After the long struggle by Somali Football Federation to get Stadium Mogadishu back into its hands, the president of the federal republic of Somalia, professor Hassan Sheik Mohamud, has now announced that AU troops will vacate the national facility, although he didn’t mention which date. Addressing the nation on Friday evening, the Somali president, […]

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Mo Farah admits using banned drug Khat prior to it being banned by anti-doping authorities

By   /  September 10, 2015  /  Featured, News, Sports, World News  /  No Comments

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Listen Mo Farah has admitted using a drug that is banned by anti-doping authorities and categorised as class-C in the UK, although did so before it was prohibited. The double-Olympic gold medallist revealed that he had tried Khat whilst visiting Somalia in 2003 during an interview with Piers Morgan. The stimulant, which is derived from […]

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