Farah Weheliye Addo

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Farah Weheliye Addo (Somali: Faarax Wehliye Caddoow, Arabic: فرح ادو‎), also known as Sindiko (born 1935[1] or 1940,[2] died November 19, 2008[1]), was a prominent Somali sports administrator.

Biography[edit]

Addo hailed from the Harti Abgaal clan.[3] He spent many years in a leadership role in international sports. A former referee, he would later become chairman of the Somali Football Association, the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations, and of the Somali Olympic Committee. Farah was also a former first vice-president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) and an Honorary Member of the organisation.[1]

Addo died on Wednesday November 19, 2008 in Egypt, at the age of 73.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Farah Addo dies". FIFA.com. 20 November 2008.
  2. ^ "Somali official Addo dies". BBC SPORT. 21 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Somalia: Farah Addo elected chairman of football federation". Mareeg.