Somalia defeats Djibouti in a friendly football game.

Wednesday December 24, 2008 - 06:26:37
Shaafici Muxyidiin
Somali national football squad has defeated Djibouti’s national soccer team 3-2 in a friendly football match held In Djibouti late on Tuesday.

Somali football federation Deputy President Ahmed Nur Hassan Abdulle and general Secretary Abdi Qani Said Arab were among those who watched The very hotly contested and interesting game later on Tuesday.


The first half of the game ended 1-0 with Somalia leading as finally the game ended in 3-2 with Somali national team having the upper hand.


Somalia’s three goals were scored by Isse Midnimo, Ali Baashi and Ismail Yusuf who have been in Europe for the past few years.


The Somali National team has been training in Djbouti for the last three months because of lack of a suitable training center in the capital where the nation’s largest football site Stadium Mogadishu is being used as a military base by hundreds of Ethiopian soldiers while Stadium Banadir is under reconstruction.



Somali Football press Department



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