Somali FA Appoints Technical and Administrative Reps in Europe and North America

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In a bid to increase Somali football activities in western nations, the Somali Football Federation has appointed technical and administrative representatives in Europe and North America who will work on behalf of the SFF in terms of the promotion of Somali football in their places.

According to a press statement from Somali Football Federation, about 95 percent of the representatives are former coaches and former notational team players whose job is expected to yield positive results for Somalia’s future international football appearances.

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“The appointment of such representatives is intended to strengthen the cooperation between insiders and Somalis in Western countries so that they will jointly work in the field of Somali Football promotion,” the secretary general said in his statement Saturday.

Before the end of the year, Somalia will have to go thorough hot football contests including the FIFA 2014 preliminary qualifying against the neighbouring Ethiopia, the CECAFA senior challenge cup in Tanzania in November and All Arab games in Doha in December this year.

“While the National team is currently under going its training sessions in Mogadishu, we want to collect and train young Somali footballers in the west so that they can get a chance to represent their nation-the representatives we have appointed will help the young Somali boys in western nations have their rights to play for their homeland” the Somali Football Federation secretary General Abdi Qani Said in a press statement on Saturday.

“It is a great pleasure for Somali Football Federation to inform all talented Somali footballers across Europe and North America who want to represent their nation in world football to contact the appointed authorities whose names and addresses are below” the secretary general noted in his Saturday’s statement.

TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVES Name Country Email Telephone
01 Bashir Elmi Mohamed Sweden bashirjenyo@hotmail.com +46765687773
02 Yusuf Mohamed Mohamud Canada yshaqaaq2003@hotmail.com +14168561304
03 Muqtar Mohamed Ahmed Canada mukhtarcuti@hotmail.com +14164575706
04 Khalif Shire Muse U.S.A am-jee-ngo@hotmail.com +17038208408
05 Aweys Muse Arbow U.S.A aweysarbow@yahoo.com +1404784292
06 Rabic Abdurahman Muse UK musserabie@hotmail.com +447947764988
07 Abdirashid Islaw Ahmed UK somalstar@hotmail.com +447947764988

ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVES

Names Country Email Telephones
01 Ahmed Abdikarim Ahamed Canada mahad@midaynta.com +14168842293
02 Mahad Ali Yusuf Canada mahad@midaynta.com +14167028056
03 Abukar Aden Deeqow Sweden bosscaato@hotmail.com +46762336421
04 Abdi Olad Rage UK wsyacic@gmail.com +447903720255
05 Abdiaziz Ahmed Mahdi USA anisamahdi@hotmail.com +16156933301
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.