Somali Football Federation

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Somali Football Federation
Somalia FA.png
Sport Football
Jurisdiction Somalia
Abbreviation SFF
Founded 1951 (1951)
Affiliation FIFA (1962)
CAF (1968)
UAFA (1974)
Headquarters Mogadishu
President Abdiqani Said Arab
Vice president Mohamed Ali Abdi
Secretary Hassan Mohamed Mohamud
Men's coach George Semwogerere
Women's coach Ali Abdule Hussein
Official website

The Somali Football Federation (SFF) (Somali: Xiriirka Soomaaliyeed ee Kubadda Cagta, Arabic: الاتحاد الصومالي لكرة القدم‎‎) was founded in 1951. In 1962, the SFF became a FIFA member. It later joined the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in 1968,[1] and the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) in 1974. The SFF is responsible for organizing matches between local teams and enforcing rules and regulations of the game during matches. The Federation is also in charge of the National Football Team, League and Cup.



  • GHULED Alisaid
Vice President
  • ALI ABDI Mohamed
General Secretary
  • ARAB Abdiqani Said
  • ARAB Abdiqani Said



Technical Director

Awil Ismail Mohamed

Men's Coach
Women's Coach
  • HUSSEIN ALI Abdule
Media Officer
  • ABOKAR Shafii
Futsal Coordinator
  • N/A
Referee Coordinator

Committee Members[edit]

Abdiqani Said Arab - Beach Soccer Committee[3]


  • MOHAMED HAGI Hassan (international since 2014)
  • OLAD ARAB Bashir (international since 2004)
  • WIISH Hagi Yabarow (international since 2011)
Assistant Referees
  • ABDI Hamza Hagi (international since 2013)
  • ALI MOHAMUD Ali Mohamud MAHAD (international since 2014)
  • AWEYS Abdulahi Sheikh (international since 2014)
  • MOHAMED Mussa Abdulahi (international since 2014)
  • OMAR ABUKAR Salah (international since 2001)
  • SULEIMAN Bashir Sh. Abdi (international since 2013)


See also[edit]


  1. ^ CAF official website say they were affiliated in 1968. However, they may affiliated in early years. In news report of Ethiopian Herald on 13 January 1962, CAF received application of Somalia. In news report of East African Standard on 20 November 1965, Somalia had been suspended by CAF for failing to pay their dues. They were CAF member in 1965.
  2. ^ a b "Somalia - Association Information". FIFA. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Football Officials - Committee Members". FIFA. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Football Officials - Referees". FIFA. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Football Officials - Agents". FIFA. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 


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