NEWS ALERT: African Football Legend, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah, Dies From The Deadly Coronavirus

Somalia has tragically lost a former Footballer, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah, to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Somali Football Federation has confirmed.

Farah passed away at a North-West London Hospital, on Tuesday, 24th March, 2020, after testing positive to the deadly virus, last week; he was 59.

SFF President, Abdiqani Said Arab, has commiserated with the bereaved’s family, who was an Advisor to the Minister of Youth and Sport in the country.

Born on 15th February, 1961, Farah was born in the city of Beledweyne, about 342 kilometres North of the capital, Mogadishu.

His Football career dated back to 1976,  when he first appeared in the national schools football tournament.

He got promoted to regional level representing his home, Hiiraan region, in the 1979 regional football tournament.

The regional tournament became a platform for him to showcase his talent, and from there he was recruited by Batroolka Football Club, where he had an illustrious playing career, until late 1980s.

For the past four years, he served as an Advisor to the Minister of Youth and Sport of the Federal Government of Somalia.

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