The president of the federal republic of Somalia, Prof Hassan Sheik Mahmoud, has on Friday launched the first ever inter-state football tournament since after Somalia took the federal system just more than a decade ago.
The world Football's governing body [FIFA], in collaboration with Somali Football Federation, has concluded a 5-day FIFA MA refereeing course for Somalia in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, 13th of July.
The Somali Football Federation [SFF] has on Wednesday 1st of June launched the 3rd phase of training courses for regional soccer coaches and referees in the city of Jowhar some 90 kilometers north of the capital Mogadishu.
A club licensing seminar organized by the African football governing body [CAF], in collaboration with Djiboutian Football Federation [FDF] has got under way at the Technical Centre in the capital Djibouti.
The Somali Football Federation has on Thursday 31st of March 2016, launched three football development courses in the City of Kismayo, the provincial capital of the semiautonomous Somali regional state of Jubbaland.
The president of the world football's governing body [FIFA] Mr. Gianni Infantino, has made it clear that Djibouti needs much development programs and FIFA will decide with the country's FA president on what additional projects to be implemented in the football-growing country.
The president of African Football's governing body [CAF], Issa Hayatou, has written to Somali Football Federation president, Abdiqani Said Arab, to express his sadness at the recent passing of Somali Football legend, Abdi Ali Sheik.
The president of Somali Football Federation, Abdiqani Said Arab, has sent a congratulatory letter to the newly-elected president of the world football's governing body [FIFA] Gianni Infantino following his triumph in Friday's FIFA presidential election.
For the first time in history, Somalia has been able to successfully hold its CAF "C" license coaching course, with qualified Somali instructors conducted the course, while previously the African football governing body [CAF] had sent foreign instructors to teach Somali coaches.
Somali U-11 children from Mogadishu Primary school, who are representing their homeland in the ongoing Jeem cup for Pan Arab schools champions in Doha, have made an impressive performance at the Jeem Cup; despite they were held to draws in all their group stage matches.
As part of its humanitarian program, the Somali Football Federation donated 120 beds and football equipment to the country's main children's rehabilitation centre through the Somali correction troops who runs the centre.
The Somali Football Federation has dismissed the false reports circulated on the international media for the past several days which said that SFF president called on Al-Shabab to join its competitions.