Somali Football Federation (SFF) is planning to organize an enormous prayer session for three football legends who died recently.
“The event is scheduled to take place in Mogadishu on Saturday April 11. We will be remembering and praying for three high profile Somali football legends who died in less than three weeks” Somali Football Federation director of communications, Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar, said in a statement.
“It is very sad that we have missed three great friends and football legends within a matter of weeks. They are: Legend Ibrahim Mohamed Hersi who died on March 14 in the US city of Minneapolis, Legend Abdulakdir Mohamed Farah who passed away on March 24 in London, the United Kingdom and Legend Said Mohamed Duale who passed away in Aden, Yemen on April 1st” Somali Football Federation director of communications, Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar added.
The prayer session for the trio will take place in Mogadishu on Saturday morning and will bring together high profile Somali sporting leaders.
Somali minister for youth and sports Honourable Khadija Mohamed Diriye and SFF president Abdiqani Said Arab, his deputies Ali Abdi Mohamed and Abdullahi Sheik Nor Ahmed and the head of National Olympic Committee, Abdullahi Ahmed Tarabi will lead the prayer session, as they will be joined by Somali NOC general Secretary Mohamed Abdo Haji, SFF executive committee members, heads of national sporting federations, authorities of Somali football clubs, referees and key national team players.
Somali Football Federation Media Department.