Sports

IN PICTURES: Somali Youth Soccer Referees Train at FIFA Course

0 Visits: 713 | Thursday May 04, 2017 - 16:21:01
MOGADISHU (SomaliUpdate Online) — Youth football referees in Somalia are taking part in FIFA refereeing course which is aimed at increasing the quality and quantity of Somali youth soccer referees, as part of the Somali FA's annual development programs for the game.

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South Sudan Players Crash Somalia by 2-0

0 Visits: 770 | Monday May 01, 2017 - 18:34:53
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South Sudan completed a double over Somalia by winning 2-0 in Juba through goals from Robert Wurube and James Moga for a 4-1 overall victory in their African Nations Championship qualifier.

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NFL: Jake Butt Took out Insurance Policy That Could Pay $2M

0 Visits: 596 | Saturday April 29, 2017 - 21:22:06
The 2017 NFL Draft featured a pair of players in Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey who made smart decisions to skip their bowl games and just prepare for the draft. They avoided unnecessary injury.

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Somalia to Host International Soccer Games Again, CAF Boss Says

0 Visits: 491 | Thursday April 20, 2017 - 19:46:51
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia could host international games again for the first time in nearly 30 years after the new head of African soccer said on Tuesday he's open to the idea.

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President of African Football Body CAF in Historic Visit to Somalia

0 Visits: 291 | Monday April 17, 2017 - 18:29:05
MOGADISHU - The president of African football's ruling body, Ahmed Ahmed, has arrived in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday and will spend one night in the country.

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Djiboutian Football Boss Well-received Back Home After CAF Election Victory

0 Visits: 443 | Monday March 20, 2017 - 18:15:41
DJIBOUTI -- Djiboutian football club authorities, football players and hundreds of football fans, have received Djiboutian FA boss upon arrival at Ambouli international airport in the capital on Monday, as he returned from Addis Ababa where he won CAF executive committee seat during Africa football's…

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Djibouti's Waberi Beats Sudan's Magdi to Come into Africa Football Body

0 Visits: 355 | Friday March 17, 2017 - 18:04:43
ADDIS ABABA - Djiboutian FA boss, Souleiman Hassan Waberi, has been more successful in his first attempt for CAF executive committee, as he was elected to the top governing body of Africa's football ruling organization (CAF) during elections in Ethiopian capital Adds Ababa on Thursday.

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CAF: Ahmad Shocks Issa Hayatou to Clinch CAF Presidency

0 Visits: 301 | Thursday March 16, 2017 - 16:12:40
ADDIS ABABA - Ahmad Ahmad, head of the Madagascar Football Association, is the new Confederation of African Football (Caf) president.

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Former Somali NOC Boss Urges Govt to Draw-up National Sports Budget

0 Visits: 446 | Wednesday March 08, 2017 - 10:11:41
MOGADISHU - Former Somali National Olympic Committee president and current honorary president, Abdulkader Ibrahim Ga'al AKA Abkow, has called for the federal government of Somalia to include national sports budget into the country's budget of the year.

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AFCON 2017: Cameroon Beats Egypt With 2-1

0 Visits: 867 | Monday February 06, 2017 - 10:11:44
Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and seal a fifth Africa Cup of Nations in a thrilling, edgy final.

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