As the 2016-2017 football year ends, Somali Football Federation president, Abdiqani Said Arab, welcomed Premier Bank to the new era of partnership with the country’s football family.
"Today as we are marking the end of the season and the start of a new football year, the 2017-2018 season, I am very pleased to welcome our new sponsors, the Premier Bank of Somalia. This is the start of our long-term cooperation” Somali Football Federation president, Abdiqani Said Arab, told the media during the event at Stadium Banadir.
"It is our pleasure to start a beautiful cooperation with Premier Bank. For years we have been trying to persuade Somali-owned companies to join us, so having them with us makes a big sense for Somali football” president Abdiqani Said Arab, noted.
The president said that Premier Bank’s support and involvement in football will help a lot in the country’s football promotion. "Somali Football Federation and Premier Bank have joined hands in favor of the beautiful game and I am very confident that this cooperation will continue to grow and in the years to come both sides will start a greater chapter of doing more things together” Somali Football Federation president, Abdiqani Said Arab, explained.
On his side, Premier Bank managing director, Mahad Mohamed Ahmed, said he is buoyant that Premier Bank has turned its attention to football. "Both sides are just benefiting from this cooperation that started for us today. Football is a major business drive in the world, so we will display our business through football and in return they will benefit from us” Mr. Ahmed added. However, connecting Somalia to the world of business banking, Premier Bank is welcomed to Somalia’s Football.
Somali Football Federation Media Department