Somalia attends at 2014 world cup analysing conference
The technical director of Somali Football Federation and the Ocean stars’ head coach have attended FIFA/CAF conference for analysing the 2014 FIFA world cup and was held in the Egyptian capital of Cairo from between 30 September-1st of October.
Technical directors and national team coaches from CAF-member nations attended the conference organized by the world Football’s governing body FIFA in collaboration with the confederation of African Football (CAF).
“It was a very important event during which all participants exchanged ideas and experiences about technicality, logistics and what has been learned from how the 2014 FIFA world cup was organized” said SFF technical director Awil Ismail Mohamed who along with National team coach George Sammwagere represented Somalia in the top profile gathering.
He said that his delegation gathered very useful experience on techniques and logistics from the meeting which he said will help technical development in Somalia.
FIFA director of member associations Mr. Thiery Regennas who addressed at the event praised Africa’s performance at the 2014 FIFA world Cup in Brazil.
He said that Algeria and Nigeria’s romping through of the group stage was something very historical.
FIFA executive committee member Mr. Hany Abo Rida also spoke at the opening of the conference and said that such event was very salient for the future of the game.
FIFA and CAF have been organizing such world cup analysing conference since 2002 and this was the fourth time since then.
By Shafi’i Mohyaddin Abokar
CECAFA Media Committee