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Somali NOC Commemorates Prophet Mohamed's Birth Day

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The Somali National Olympic committee (Somali NOC) on Monday commemorated the birth of prophet Mohamed of Islam, an occasion that is observed by all Muslim countries annually.

Since the Somali NOC fled from its main head quarters in the volatile north east of the capital, the commemoration was held at the home of one of Somalia's most revered non-militant clerics, the Sheik Mohamed Sheik Ahmed Abba.

For the past 30 years ,the Somali National Olympic committee and its members have annually been observing the occasion which is very sacred according to the moderate sect of the Islamic religion {Al-Shafi'iyah}.

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The President of the Somali National Olympic committee who addressed at the Prophet Mohamed's commemoration said that for the first time, the Mowliid celebrations were commenced by some sports individuals including himself, Abdulkadir Ibrahim Abkow, Dr. Ali Osman and the late father of Somali Sports Nur Hussein Abdi.

"I am very happy that we have never missed our Mowliid celebrations despite difficulties and violence in the country," said Somali NOC president Aden Hajji Yeberow.

Sheik Abdirahman Sheik Mohamed Sheik Ahmed Abba urged Mowliid participants to celebrate the Islamic celebration.

The Mowliid celebrations were attended by some high profile sporting dignitaries including Somali NOC president Aden Hajji Yeberow, Somali Football Federation President Said Mahmoud Nur, Somali Boxing Federation president Hajji Mohamed Ahmed Olow, Somali handball federation president Mohamed Hurshe Hassan, Somali basketball federation President Ibrahim Hussein Ali, Somali Volleyball Federation President Prof Mohamed Ali Addo, Somali Karate federation President Aweys Mohamed Abati, referees, coaches and players of different federations.

Shafi'i Mohyaddin Abokar is the NewsBlaze Somalia reporter. Contact him through NewsBlaze.

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