The Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) has felicitated its vice president and Somali FA boss, Abdiqani Said Arab on his winning of the African Football leader of the year award.
In a letter he wrote to president
Abdiqani Said Arab, CECAFA Secretary General Nicholas Musonye, [Kenya] said "CECAFA
takes this opportunity to congratulate our Vice Chairman and Chairman of
Somalia FA Abdiqani Arab Said for being nominated African football leader of
"We take pride in this because this is one of our members who has committed
himself to the development of football in his country and in the zone. Despite
the numerous challenges in his country, Abdiqani has done his best when he was
the Secretary General before he was elected chairman. CECAFA nominated him as
vice chairman on Monday this week” the congratulatory letter noted.
CECAFA Secretary General Nicholas Musonye said that this honor will inspire the
people of Somalia to embrace peace and use the power of football to promote
harmony in their country.
"We thank CAF for recognizing
hard-working people” explained Mr. Nicholas Musonye, himself a key driving force
of the East and Central Africa Football.
Somali Football Media Department