Somali PM hosts dinner for U-17 soccer team after historic win


ADDIS ABABA – Somai PM Hamza Abdi Barre, hosted a dinner in Addis Ababa for the under-17 national soccer team players after winning CECAFA in Addis Ababa last Saturday.


The team lifted the CECAFA cup after a devastating defeat to the South Sudan team at 3-1 in the final game at Abebe Bikila Stadium in Addis Ababa, on Saturday afternoon.

They took the trophy to the capital city of Mogadishu, where the team was accorded a cordial and heroic welcome by the Mogadishu mayor and other government officials.

Somalia clinched the top spot for next year’s U17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria.


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