African Football

Breaking: CAF President Ahmad arrives in Somalia


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

Caf president is expected to demand for the withdrawals of African Union
troops from the country’s national soccer facility, Stadium Mogadishu when
he meets with Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheyre, later on and the

The president and his delegation including executive committee member
Souleiman Hassan Waberi and Mohamed Thabet was received at the airport by
Somali FA president, Abdiqani Said Arab, minister for youth and sports,
Khadija Mohamed Diriye, minister of national security, Mohamed Abukar
Islow, minister of information, Adirahman Omar Osman and members of the SFF executive committee.

During his official visit to the country, CAF president will visit the
country’s three main stadiums and will address members of the national
team who are currently in training prior to their departure to Djibouti to
face South Sudan in the preliminary round of African Nations championship

CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad, has become the highest-ranking football leader ever to arrive in Somalia and his arrival in the country is seen as an
encouraging step for the football-loving country which is now recovering
from decades of wars and unrest.

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