Thabit Abdi: Regional football tournament resulted into community integration

Benadir governor and the Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed has congratulated Jubaland football team which won the regional tournament, defeating Puntland’s team. The final match was held in Mogadishu,

The mayor thanked the Mogadishu residents, representatives from the Benadir region, the ministry of sports and youth and the Somali football federation for their valuable efforts that made it possible for the tournament to be peacefully concluded in Mogadishu.

‘’We had less time to prepare to host the tournament, but because I had full confidence in the Mogadishu residence who are known for their hospitality, we managed to success. This has shown itself in the way the entire tournament was organized’’ Said the Mogadishu Mayor.

‘’ The main objective for the football tournament was to restore hope for our people, and show the world a positive picture of our youth displaying their talent. We wanted the world to see that our youth are ready share something with the rest of the world, you have already shown that, and for that, I say thank you’’ added the Mayor

The Banadir Governor also thanked the teams which participated in the games and who played professionally, displaying healthy competition and brotherliness. He promised that Mogadishu, together with its residence and its administration will always be ready to host such public engagements.

For the second time, Mogadishu succeeded in hosting the inter-regional football tournament, which led to community integration and created hope for peace across the country.