NewsBlaze search box Daily News header

Al-Hikma Wins Somali Schools Handball Tourney

By   get stories by email

Boys representing Al-Hikma school have won Somalia's 2012 schools handball tournament on Sunday after beating their Gaheyr school rivals by 17-15 in the final match in the presence of high profile officials from Somali NOC and transitional federal government (TFG).

Each team made all efforts in a bid to win the very competitive final match which was won by the Al-Hikma Boys after a long struggle that died down the hopes of the opposite school boys who did all they could to have the trophy.

Somali Handball Federation president Mohamed Hurshe Hassan who addressed at a small conclusion ceremony after the end of the match said that 8 schools were competing in the two week-long tournament which was the inauguration of Somali schools handball tournament which hasn't been held for years.

Alhima_2

"Somali handball Federation technical department selected more talented young players during the tournament and we hope them to represent Somalia in future U-17 and U-20 international or regional competitions-will draw special training sessions for them on Thursdays and Fridays when they are not going to schools" the Somali Handball Federation Boss said during his address before handing over the microphone to the Somali National Olympic committee President Duran Ahmed Farah.

The Somali NOC president said that the Somali Handball Federation was one of the most active sporting federations in the war-devastated country and thanked it for the successive competitions and other activities in the lawless country.

Al_hikma_1

"School competitions have a great importance for Somali sport, because schools are where our sport was first grown and we are giving a particular consideration to schools tournaments" the Somali National Olympic committee president Duran Ahmed Farah told the closing ceremony.

"I say congratulations to you-hope you a long life and successes in your future competitions" President Duran Ahmed Farah told the winning school captain Ahmed Ali Yusuf as he was presenting him the trophy.

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

  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

One in four people say they found mistakes on their credit reports, and this can have a major impact on their credit score and their financial life.
Ronjeet Ronghang and Mohon Rongpi, both convenors allege the CEM is answerable as to how out of total subsidized schematic amount of Rs. 150, 52, 00002/- work has been settled against Rs.19,58,334,.34/- through tender process and for the
After the Supreme Court gay marriage ruling, US Secretary of State John Kerry said the Court reaffirmed one of America's founding principles that all are created equal
In France, an attacker caused a large explosion in a gas factory followed by the discovery of decapitated body and a severed head hanging from a fence. Two people were hurt in the blast.
Secretary Kerry said rising seas because of climate change threaten low-lying lands, from Bangladesh to the Pacific and Caribbean Islands.
After several months of peace, assaults on media persons were reported in various parts of India in June 2015. Two journalists were killed and one escaped death.

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month


Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

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