Horseed FC

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Horseed FC
Full name Horseed Football Club
Nickname(s) The Red Devils of Somalia
Ground Banadir Stadium, Somalia
Ground Capacity 15,000
Chairman Dahir Adan Elmi
League Somalia League
2013–14 5th

Horseed FC is a Somali football club based in Horseed, Somalia. It is seven times champion of the Somalia League. A former army team, Horseed FC was among the most formidable and recognized football clubs in the country. After the civil war broke out, it discontinued operations, but has now returned under different management.

CECAFA Club Cup[edit]

Horseed were the first Somalia League team to reach the CECAFA Club Cup final.[1] In 1977, they were runners up to Luo Uninon of Kenya, losing 2–1.[2] In the following seasons, they reached the semi-finals of the competition twice, narrowly losing out in the finals to Simba SC of Tanzania in 1978, and Abulahuya FC of Kenya in 1979. The matches were held in Somalia.[3] Abulahuya FC went on to win the Cup.

Achievements[edit]

1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
1982, 1983, 1987, 2015
Runner-up – 1977

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Somalia GK Abdulahi Gabe
Somalia GK Hirsi Muo
Somalia GK Muhammad Osman Jama Ali
Somalia DF Mohamud Muse Hersi
Somalia DF Keele Ali
Somalia DF Mohamed Slam
Somalia DF Kanon Kediyeni
Somalia DF Hussein K.
Somalia DF Ahmed M.
Somalia DF Warsame
Somalia MF Ahmed
Somalia MF Ali L.
No. Position Player
Somalia MF Isse
Somalia MF Maxamad Cali Xirsi
Somalia MF Hashi Abdi
Somalia MF Salim Said
Somalia MF Habiib

Abdinasir Adam

Somalia MF Yaxye
Somalia FW Ciise K.llo
Somalia FW Abdel Aziz
Somalia FW Burtinle
Somalia FW Sahilino
Somalia FW Najib Yusuf

References[edit]

  1. ^ CECAFA Archived 2009-06-23 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-28. Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  3. ^ CECAFA Club Championship