Football in Somalia

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Ali Said Raygal, Minister of Sports of Somalia's northwestern Somaliland region.

Football in Somalia is run by the Somali Football Federation.[1] The association administers the national football team, as well as the Premier League.[2]

In 2010, the Mire Aware Stadium in Garowe hosted the Somali National Football Tournament, the first nation-wide football competition held since 1987. Organized by the autonomous Puntland administration in conjunction with the Somali Football Federation, the tournament also marked the first time that the event was held outside of Mogadishu.[3]

League system[edit]

Level League(s)/Division(s)
1 Heerka Koowaad
8 clubs
2 Heerka Labaad
8 clubs
3 Heerka Saddexaad
8 clubs

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Somali Football Federation (SFF)". CAF. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  2. ^ CAF (1988). Confédération Africaine de Football: 1957-1987. The Confederation. p. 21. 
  3. ^ "Mogadishu team wins Somalia football cup held in Puntland". Garowe Online. 31 December 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2013.