Zone 5 Handball Election Congress Ends in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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The election congress of Africa Zone five handball federations has concluded at the Palace Hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso Ouagadougou on Tuesday, where Somalia was represented by handball Federation secretary General, Nur Maye Osman.

The president of zone five, Mr. F.K Paul who first addressed at the congress, gave detailed information about his body’s achievements in terms of organizing competitions and other tangible successes since he came to office. He also outlined the developmental programs of the federation in the years to come.

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“After the president’s address the election process started and there were two candidates: President F. K Paul and Ahmed Mohamed of Djibouti – However F. K Paul got 4 votes out of the 7 votes cast, while Ahmed Mohamed of Djibouti got 3 votes, so F.K Paul was re-elected” said Somali Handball Federation secretary General, Nur Maye Osman.

“Actually we have had a very fantastic zone five presidential election and before the election we had long discussions about how we can promote a very professional handball in our region and we hope big changes of developments to come,” secretary General Nur Maye Osman noted.

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He said that today, The African Handball federation annual congress will be held in Ouagadougou. “The continental congress will also discuss more about the enhancement of handball across the African continent,” the Somali Handball Federation Secretary General added.

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.