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Female Coach Wins Djibouti League

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With women's football in Djibouti developing, a female coach has won the country's division one championship after her AS Port club humiliated its Apejas rivals by 14-1 over the weekend.

Although the last two matches of the championship are to be played on Monday next week, the club's female coach Fadumo Musse Dirie told a post match press conference on Friday that she had realized winning the trophy.

"I am three points a head the team next to me (Tadjourah w)hich played all its 18 matches so i won the trophy with 39 points" the female coach told the media after her big success on Friday evening.

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The 30 year old women who has been serving as a coach for the past ten years is respected as Djibouti's first ever female coach who leads a strong division A club in the football history of the east African country.

While talking about women's football growth in the country Fadumo said that although the women's football tournament hasn't been for the past season then he believes that football in the country has grown enough in comparison with how it was 6 years ago.

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"Our football federation gives much priority to women's football and in very year we have two competitions for school girls- At least 20 schools have taken part in the last school girls' football tournament early this year and it was really a very interesting competition" said the female coach who also teaches football at one of the schools in the city of Djibouti.

"I was the only girl out of 8 children born by my mother, so I grew up with boys and it is same to me if a coach either women or boys" she replied when asked if she had felt shy in her early days of being a coach for boys.

Shafi'i Mohyaddin Abokar is the NewsBlaze Somalia reporter. Contact him through NewsBlaze. Read more stories by Shafi'i Mohyaddin Abokar.

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