Farhiya Abdi

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Farhiya Abdi
WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks  – No. 13
Born (1992-05-31) May 31, 1992 (age 22)
Nationality Swedish
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Draft 13th overall, 2012
Los Angeles Sparks
WNBA career 2013–present
Non-WNBA career 2011–present
Profile WNBA player profile
WNBA teams
Los Angeles Sparks (2013–present)
Non-WNBA teams
Frisco Brno (2011-present)

Farhiya Abdi (born May 31, 1992) is a Somali-Swedish professional basketball player. She was drafted in 2012 by the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.[1]


Abdi was born in 1992 in Sweden. Her parents had emigrated from Somalia a few years earlier.

Abdi initially played for Frisco Brno in the Czech Republic basketball league. In 2012, she joined the Los Angeles Sparks, making her the first Somali to play in the WNBA.[1]

As of 2013, Abdi plays as a forward.