The long-awaited dreams have come true after a football team from Somali Diaspora community in the Southeastern Australian city of Melbourne, arrived in the country ahead of the launch of the first Somali Diaspora football event to be organized in the country in the summer of 2018.
This is the Design of how the new headquarters of Somali Football Federation will look alike when completed. Thanks to FIFA for financing it. The foundation stone has been laid today. This will end dozens of years we have been working in rented offices.
The chairman of Puntland State football Association, Mustafa Abdirahman Hassan, said that football in his region has changed a lot in terms of increasing the quality and quantity of footballers in the region.
Once 'a no-go city' at nights, Somalia's capital Mogadishu, has witnessed an evening filled with exhilarations, as the city's FIFA-renovated Stadium Banadir hosted its first nocturnal football match for over three decades.
Financed by FIFA, a broadened second edition of Somalia's Domestic youth football league, has kicked off at Banadir Stadium, with Baarbe youth team winning the inaugural match after beating Anadol boys 2-0 on Thursday.
Youth football referees in Somalia are taking part in FIFA refereeing course which is aimed at increasing the quality and quantity of Somali youth soccer referees, as part of the Somali FA's annual development programs for the game.
Somali Football Federation director of communication, Shafi'i Mohyaddin Abokar has once again gained a full praise from the African Football Governing body [CAF] and was termed as the best football federation media officer in the continent.
Somali Football Federation in collaboration with the world football's governing body [FIFA] has on Wednesday 14th of December concluded a 5-day grassroots program which was the second of its kind to be held in the country.