Somali Football Federation [SFF] has donated complete office equipment to the football association in the regional Somali state of Puntland, which moved to a new headquarters over the weekend.
The renovation of the headquarters comes weeks after newly-recruited secretariat members for the office took part in a sports administration course in the capital Mogadishu as part of the regional development strategy announced earlier by the by the Somali Football Federation president, Abdiqani Said Arab.
Government officials and SFF members attended a colorful ceremony which marked on the launching of the refurbished office.
Director General of the Puntland ministry of sport, Ahmed Abdalla, who first addressed at the ceremony, said that the fully equipped headquarters implemented by the Somali Football Federation will speed up the development of the game in the region.
Somali FA senior vice president, Ali Abdi Mohamed, commended Puntland’s minster for youth and sport for his commitment to the beautiful game. “Mr. Abdirahman is the first ever football-loving minister in this state and with his cooperation we hope that we can develop more” SFF senior vice president, noted before welcoming Mr. Abdirahman Sheik Ahmed to the platform.
On his side, the minister for youth and sport of the Puntland State of Somalia Mr. Abdirahman Sheik Ahmed said that the renovation and the enlargement of the office was a good step forward.
“I would like to thank Somali Football Federation for making this successful attempt possible” the minister said as he inaugurated the newly-redecorated offices.
Somali Football Federation Media Department