Daily News header

Somali Community in Jeddah Holds General Da'ud Cup

By   get stories by email

The General Da'ud cup which is annually held by the Somali Sports community in Saudi Arabia has officially kicked off in the city of Jeddah on Friday afternoon.

The annual cup was participated by 22 teams representing Somalis in Saudi Arabia as the teams of Banaadir and Hamar clashed in the opening match on Friday.

The first half of the prominent match ended in 1-0 with Banaadir having the lead. In the second half boys. The match ended in 4-0 in favor of Banaadir boys.

CIMG0126
The 2011 General Da'ud cup in Saudi Arabia was arranged by the chairperson of Somali sports community in Jeddah Mohamed Aweys Ahmed with the assistance from former players who currently live in Saudi Arabia.

"We annually arrange the General Da'ud cup. We are doing this to keep Somali football here alive," the chairman stated during his address at the opening ceremony on Friday.

The former players who helped in the arrangement of the precious General Da'ud cup in Saudi Arabia include: Ali Sheik Addow, Saleh Baajaabir, Yaqub Ahmed Mahmoud, Sayid Ali Osman (AJKA), Ali Cambulo, Nur Maow Aweys Nurow, Mohamed Omar Abokar Folkawa, Aweys Hajji, Shariifow, Mohamed Aydaruus Hajji Abdulkader and Maryan Ahmed Mahmoud.

Chairman of the Saudi-based Banaadir FC Omar Kubri who talked to the media after his team was victorious in Friday's opening match said that he was very jubilant at the success gained by his boys in their first match.

Banaadir_FC
"I am happy with the performance of my powerful boys, we are now victorious and we are hopeful of wining the trophy" the cheerful club chairman told reports on Friday.

General Da'ud was the founder of Somali military and as a result Somali sports community every where in the world annually commemorate him with sports games mostly football.

Xamar_Cadey_FC

CIMG0149

CIMG0157

  Please click this get stories by email button to be notified about future stories, and please leave a comment below.

  Please leave a comment here     If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page

Related Top Stories News

A week since Target announced they would be offering their plus-size line Lilly Pulitzer Plus online only and taking them out of the stores, the retail chain has announced a new plus-size line that will be offered both online and in-store.
Ms. Psaki highlighted that these recent attacks further undermine the enormous humanitarian response needed to support those who require basic life-saving services.
Americans are carrying 1.3 trillion dollars in student loan debt. What's the answer? IBR plans, loan forgiveness, wiping the slate clean, free college?
Imagination TV Inc. is to air a selection of its self-help productions on Sundays, across the Time Warner Cable network, available in 30 million homes.
Ms. Psaki called on the government to take immediate steps to release these additional detainees, all persons detained on the basis of their religious beliefs, members of the G-15, and all other political prisoners.
The group has not only provided name and other detail information of 28 dreaded wildlife criminals and their whereabouts but also has produced photographs of four worst kingpins of the poaching network lurking across Assam

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month


Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

landing page ad

NewsBlaze
Copyright © 2004-2014 NewsBlaze Pty. Ltd.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy  | DMCA Notice               Press Room   |    Visit NewsBlaze Mobile Site