Qatar Football Federation Launches Campaign to Help Draught-Hit Somalia


As the world football struggles to play its role in the campaign against famine in Somalia, the Somali Football Federation (SFF) lauded Qatar government, Football Association and people for organizing a friendly football match between Brazil and Egypt which raised money for the draught-displaced people in Somalia.

Somali Football Federation President Said Mahmoud Nur who watched last night’s Brazil-Egypt clash in Doha said in a press statement that his Federation and the whole Somali people were very grateful to the Qatar Football family for their sympathy and eagerness to help the needy people of Somalia.

SFF President Said Mahmoud Nur

The statement highlighted that the kingdom of Qatar was already playing a very big role in helping hundreds of needy people in Somalia. Qatar Football Association’s latest step showed that Qatar’s people and government are sharing the hardships with their Somali brothers.

Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar is the NewsBlaze Somalia reporter, an experienced journalist. Shafi’i writes news stories, features and sends photos relevant to the current situation in Somalia.Shafi’i is also an international sports journalist and member of the international sports press association AIPS.He is a long-time sports journalist and reported from many international competitions including the Olympic Games.The photo shows Shafi’i at London 2012 Olympic Park.