As Somalia is preparing for international friendlies to be hosted in the home of Ocean Stars for the first time in three decades, four more new professionals have been included into the current Ocean Stars team list.
Somali Football Federation has termed the return of Ocean Stars home, as a big "leap forward" in the development of the game in the horn of African country which is recovering from decades of civil unrest.
On Tuesday 30 June 2020, Horseed Sports Club, made a remarkable history after winning the first match played at Stadium Mogadishu in 16 years, with the club's chairman, Colonel Ahmed Mohamed, saying that the 2-1 victory over Mogadishu City Club, was a milestone.
Somalia's national football facility Stadium Mogadishu, has made a comeback on Tuesday, as the president of the federal republic of Somalia, His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, has re-inaugurated the home of Ocean Stars, which hosted its first match after 16 years of inactivity.
The dark times of Stadium Mogadishu have come to an end and the long-awaited dreams are set to become true when the national facility hosts its first football match in 16 years next Tuesday as planned.
Less than 48 hours prior to the reopening of Stadium Mogadishu, the country's minister of sport Hon. Khadija Mohamed Diriye together with Somali Football Federation president Abdiqani Said Arab and senior VP, Ali Abdi Mohamed, held hours-long meeting at the facility to discuss the protocol and the…
Waamo Football Stadium, in the key port city of Kismayo, some 500 kilometres south of the capital Mogadishu, which is being reconstructed under the FIFA Forward Project is expected to be completed before the end of the year, according to Somali Football Federation.
Somali Premier League is due to resume on Thursday 18 June 2020, after the country's most high profile sporting event was stopped on 18 March due to COVID-19 pandemic which caused enforced restrictions on all sport both in Somalia and elsewhere in the world.
Somali minister for youth and sports, Hon. Khadija Mohamed Diriye, SFF president Abdiqani Said Arab and his deputies, Ali Abdi Mohamed and Abdullahi Sheik Nor Ahmed, have sent a joint condolence message to Ocean Stars member Liban Abdiaziz on the death of his beloved father, Abdiaziz Abdullahi.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino, has written to the president of Somali Football Federation, Abdiqani Said Arab, to convey a message of condolence to the country, after the recent passing of football legend Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah.
FIFA has launched awareness-building initiatives to fight Covid-19 in collaboration with the World Health Organization, as the world football's ruling body is using its member associations to spread a five-step awareness messages throughout the world.
Somali Football Federation has closed down the training camp of Ocean Stars Youngsters to avoid Corona Virus risk. The U-16 Somali national squad, has been training at the National Technical Centre since late February in preparations for CECAFA U-16 championship scheduled to take place in Djibouti.
Mogadishu, March 19, 2020 - Somali Football Federation vice president for regional development, Abdullahi Sheik Nor Ahmed, accompanied by SFF executive committee member and the head of the technical committee, Abdisamad Sheik Qasim visited Somali U 16 squad at their training base in the National Technical…
Mogadishu, March 18, 2020 - Somalia will halt all sporting competitions in the country from Thursday, March 19, 2020, the minister for youth and sports, Honourable Khadija Mohamed Diriye, announced at a news conference.
Dar Es Salaam, March 11, 2020 - Auka Gecheo has been appointed as the new Executive director for the Council of East and Central Africa football Associations (CECAFA) after the long-serving General Secretary Nicholas Musonye has stepped aside.