Somalia’s Old Stadium artificial Turf arrives in Mogadishu
Somali Football Federation has revealed here on Saturday that the artificial turf of the country’s under construction old soccer stadium has arrived in Mogadishu with the East African Modern Engineering company “EMECO” ending the first preparations of the field.
The SFF officials disclosed the arrival of the Carpet during a joint press conference by the State minister for sport, SFF president and secretary General at the Stadium Banadir on Saturday Morning.
Secretary General Abdi Qani said Arab told the press conference that the Stadium was being constructed under the FIFA funded WIN IN AFRICA WITH AFRICA project when fighting broke out in the capital just nearly four years ago and as the result the construction work stopped.
“We are very grateful to FIFA for the construction of the stadium and its continued assistance to Somalia—now we have the Carpet here and EMECO officials informed us that the rest of the materials will arrive very soon” SFF secretary General Abdi Qani Said Arab noted during Saturday’s joint press conference with the state minister for Sport Abdullahi Sheik Ali.
He said that Saturday’s visit to the under construction stadium by the SFF officials and the state minister was the 3rd of its kind since the stadium returned into the hands of Somali Football Federation after the oust of Somali Islamist militants in August last year.
“We have got a great hand from Somali government who helped us unload the materials with out taxation from the sea port of Mogadishu—the SFF and the ministry of sport are currently working together on thEmail: email@example.com