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By MGoth On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Somaliland:At Outsiders’ ‘World Cup,’ SL Team Sees Way To Give Back

By Tom Balmforth June 02, 2016 SUKHUMI — There are plenty of things the Somaliland soccer team lacks: a training camp, a full-time coach, even an internationally recognized country to represent. And after More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Somaliland:National Youth Football Tournament is once again postponed for the Third Time

The Somaliland Minister of Sports, Youth &tourism Hon Ali Said Raygal has announced   yet postponement of the national youth tournament which was scheduled to kick-off on the 15th of this month but have now More...

Banadir Stadium gets artificial turf
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 28th, 2012

Somalia’s oldest stadium gets artificial turf

FIFA helps Somalia revive its oldest and largest sporting facility in the capital after years of unrest (Photo/Midnimo). The Somali Football Federation (SFF) this week unveiled the first phase of the renovation More...

Somaliland Sport minister accepts donation from Telesom
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Telesom donates $20,000 towards sporting event in Somaliland

Somaliland’s top telecom player Telesom on Monday presented a cheque for US$20,000 towards the upcoming national football tournament in Hargeisa. Presenting the cheque Ali Mohamed Salah “Ajab”, More...

Football back in Africa’s most abused stadium
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Football back in Africa’s most abused stadium

Somali Football Federation will soon take over the Mogadishu Stadium, marking the federation’s leading role in resisting al-Shabaab’s austere lifestyle. In a sign of improved security in Somalia, African Union More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Somaliland arrests two officials for visiting Mogadishu

Authorities in Somaliland this week detained two officials in the seaport town of Berbera after their return from the Somali capital where they held talks. Ahmed Dhego and Mohamed Hussein Dhabeye, from the Somaliland More...

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas lifts the trophy after the Euro 2012 soccer championship final between Spain and Italy. AP.
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Spain wins again, beating Italy 4-0 at Euro 2012

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas lifts the trophy after the Euro 2012 soccer championship final between Spain and Italy. AP. KIEV — Spain trounced Italy 4-0 in the European Championship final on Sunday, retaining More...

Euro 2012: Uefa confirms 'isolated racist chanting' towards Dutch
By Sahra Farah On Friday, June 8th, 2012

Euro 2012: Uefa confirms racist chanting towards Dutch players

Uefa has confirmed there were “isolated incidents of racist chanting” aimed at Netherlands players during an open training session. But the governing body has not revealed whether it is investigating More...

Sohasco team basketballers in white uniforms seen battling with ball against a determine Asluubta side
By goth Mohamed On Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Somaliland: Youth Integration Cup kicks off in Hargeisa

Photo: Sohasco players on the offensive against Asluubta during the first day of the game (Somalilandpress) HARGEISA — Somaliland Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Mr. Ali Saeed Raigal, simultaneously More...

Haud football and basketball teams awarded by SomTel
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 24th, 2011

SOMALILAND: Haud teams score with cash award

BALIGUBADLE — Haud regional football and basketball teams were granted $1500 in cash award by SomTel on Friday as a part of its campaign to promote social programmes. With players as well as player families More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 18th, 2011

SOMALILAND: President attends State Tournament Games

BURAO — Somaliland president Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo marked the end of Somaliland national youth games in Togdheer’s provincial capital of Burao on Sunday evening. The president crowned Marodi Jeeh More...

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By Abdiqani On Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Hargeisa: Wayo-arag Foundation Grants Sports Equipment To Footbal Teams

 Hargeisa, 21, Dec, 2010-(Somalilandpress)- Somaliland’s main Sports organization united by the former veteran football players has given training and sports equipments to few of the footbal teams existing More...

By Abdiqani On Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Somaliland team participates in a friendly football match

DJIBOUTI (SomalilandPress) — A local football from Awdal region drew 2-2 in a friendly match with a Djibouti Football Club (CDI) on Monday. The match took place in Hassan Guled Stadium, named after the former More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Proud Abdi flies the flag

City midfielder Abdisalam Ibrahim is re-writing the history books for East African footballers across the globe. MANCHESTER (Somalilandpress) — The 18-year-old made his full debut at Scunthorpe in the FA More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, January 15th, 2010

Ivory Coast outclass Ghana to reach last eight

CABINDA, Angola (Somalilandpress) — Ivory Coast became the first team to reach the African Nations Cup quarter-finals after beating Ghana 3-1 with 10 men in Group B on Friday. A Didier Drogba header in the More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

German football song irks Muslims

An anthem sung by fans of the German football club FC Schalke 04 has drawn protests from Muslims because of its reference to the Prophet Muhammad. The Gelsenkirchen club, which plays in Germany’s top league, More...