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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...

Ankara stadium in Mogadishu
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, December 17th, 2012

Somali football leagues complete season unmarred by violence

The Somali Football Federation (SFF) celebrated on Friday (December 14th) the conclusion of a local league season unmarred by violence, Somalia’s Radio Risaala reported. “This year was totally different 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...

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...

Ethiopia's new stadium in Addis Ababa
By Hassan Ali On Thursday, June 21st, 2012

ETHIOPIA: Australia’s LAVA architect lands new soccer stadium

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian football and athletics fans will have a new FIFA and Olympic-standard 60,000 seat stadium in Addis Ababa thanks to a competition winning design combining local identity with new technology. LAVA More...

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...

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 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 Qalinle Hussein On Friday, January 8th, 2010

Togo footballers shot in ambush

LUANDA (Somalilandpress) — Gunmen have fired on a bus carrying Togo’s football team to the Africa Cup of Nations in Angola, wounding players and reportedly killing the driver. The attackers machine-gunned More...