Somali Volleyball Elects New Executive Committee

Somali Volleyball Federation stakeholders have elected new president and executive committee members during the Somali volleyball federation 6thelection congress held in Mogadishu recently.

Long time-serving senior vice president Engineer Abdulkadir Omar Abokar has been elected to lead the Somali volleyball federation for the next four years, while former national volleyball team maker Mohamed Ibrahim Mumin will serve as the senior vice president and Mohamed Abubakar Hirei retains his position as Somali Volleyball Federation secretary General.

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The Somali National Olympic committee lauded the free and fair election and urged every member of the elected volleyball office bearers to work as double in a bid to help the country’s volleyball revive from years of conflicts.

“Somali NOC is happy with the successful and democratic volleyball election. We are very hopeful that volleyball in Somalia will fully develop under the leadership of the recently elected office bearers whose quality and talent may lead volleyball in Somalia wake up once again,” the Somali National Olympic committee said in a statement here in Mogadishu on Friday.

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Meanwhile, Somali volleyball Federation Secretary General Mohamed Abubakar Hirei told the media that the world of volleyball was very jubilant at the recent election with the confederation of African volleyball sent a congratulatory message to the new executive committee.

The elected members are:

1. President Engineer Abdulkadir Omar Abukar

2. Senior Vice president Mohamed Ibrahim Mumin

3. Iitoob Abdi Hassan 2nd vice president

4. Mohamed Geesey Diinle 3rd vice presient

5. Said Abdulle Yalahow 4th vice president

6. Abdi Shakur Mohamed Hussein Member

7. Khadija Ahmed Ulusow

8. Jama Mudey Mohamed

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Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar is the NewsBlaze Somalia reporter. Shafi’i has extensive experience in journalism, international relations, and football management. He is the founder of Somali Sports Press Association, a long-time sports journalist and a member of the International Sports Press Association.

Shafi’i has a Master’s Degree in international Relations obtained at De Montfort University in Leicester and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Multimedia journalism from the University of Northampton. The photo shows Shafi’i in action while at CAF Centre of Excellence in Cameroon.