Promising Football writers benefit from Somali FA media training workshop
A total of 24, young football journalists have benefited from a capacity building football media workshop organized by the Somali Football Federation.
The training workshop which continued from 13th to 14th of August was mainly intended to boost the journalists’ general knowledge for the game and as well as to promote their writing skills and it was held at the Sahafi Hotel in Mogadishu.
SFF senior vice president, Ali Abdi Mohamed, who spoke at the conclusion ceremony of the workshop, expressed a warm admiration for the role that local journalists have been playing in the development of the game in Somalia. He added that the Somali media used their profession in the right direction to help promote football in the country.
Somali Football Federation, [SFF] president, Abdiqani Said Arab, added that Somali media is a vital organ which has always been very crucial for developing football in the country.
“We believe that you [media people] have a significant percentage in every progress that Somalia football has made so far. The number of spectators coming to football facilities in the country has hugely increased and that is because of the work by the football journalists” president Abdiqani Said Arab said during his address at the closing ceremony on Monday.
The president announced that such media training workshop will be organized every year as part of the SFF’s annual development programs particularly that intended to increase the knowledge of football journalists in the country.
Somali Football Federation Media Department