Mohamed’s hat-trick leaves Elman ‘shocked’
Mareeg.com-The treble scores, all from free kicks
made by Hamza Mohamed had left the defending champions Elman FC ‘shocked’
during Friday’s Somali Nation Link championship clash that ended in 5-2 in favour
of Jeenyo United.
National team and Elman FC Striker Sa’ad
Saleh Hussein gave his defending champions a 14-minute lead after scoring the
opener goal of Friday’s match which could take Elman into the 2nd position of the
Nation Link Telecom championship if they had won in the
But Hamza Mohamed did the equalising
goal for his Jeenyo United in the 16th minute of the match. This was
the first goal of his treble scores which were all from free kicks. He once
again celebrates his second goal in the 25th minute of the match.
Elman seemed to have lost hopes when
they suffered from the 3rd goal in the 32nd of the first
have. The goal was scored by Abdulkader Abdirahman Mohamed popularly known as
ending the first half in 3-1 with Jeenyo in the lead.
In the 59th minute of the second
half Sa’ad Saleh Hussein gave his Elman FC their second and last goal of Friday’s
clash, but in less a three-minutes period Hamza Mohamed celebrated his 3rd goal when
he touched Elman’s net with another free kick ball making the match
However, in the 64th minute
of the second half Mahmoud Abdi Nur nicknamed ‘Meman’ scored the 5th goal for his
team in a match which local media described as another major shock
for Elman since the league kicked off in November last year.
Mahmoud Abdi Nur is a teenage player who
was first discovered during the 2010 regional football tourney for friendship
and development when he was representing his Lower Shabelle region in the
Meanwhile, former International football
referee Dr. Hassan Mohamed Ali, currently one of the managers of Nation Link
Telecom has presented generous donations of football equipment to the two
players who dominated Friday’s Match.
They are: Sa’ad Saleh Hussein who scored
the two goals for his Elman FC and the hat-trick scorer Hamza Mohamed (Jeenyo
The donation was part of the SFF friendly
company’s commitment to encourage the promotion of football in the country
where football has so far been used as an element to foster peace, public
integration and friendship amongst Somali youths.
Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar