Puntland elects Mohamed Isse as FA chairman

Puntland made history today after the federal member state held its first conference to elect regional administrators in the country and elected Mohamed Ali Isse AKA Iro, who was elected to lead the state football.

The election took place in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland, and was attended by officials from the Somali Football Federation, led by the Somali Football Federation’s vice president for regional development Abdullahi Sheikh Nur Ahmed.

The election was the first of its kind in the federal member states, with football authorities having previously nominated the state minister for sports, but this election has finally ended with the appointment of ministers, with the sports administration choosing them. stakeholders. Mohamed Ali Isse AKA Iro, received 21 votes, while Abshir Ali Yusuf received 6 votes.

“The Somali Football Federation (SFF) has long tried to persuade the federal member states to elect their own football administration, but it has not been named and this election is a victory for Somalia in general and Puntland in particular.” Somali Football Federation vice president of regional administrations. development, Abdullahi Sheikh Nur Ahmed, said.

“I congratulate Mohamed Ali Isse who has been elected as the President of the Puntland Football Federation. He is an experienced man who has been in the sport for a long time. told. is the top leadership of Puntland football, ”said Abdullahi Sheikh Nur Ahmed, vice president of the Somali Football Federation for regional development.

Puntland Minister of Youth and Sports Jama Farah Muse, for his part, congratulated the new Puntland Football Federation president and members of his committee. “I am pleased that today marks the holding of the first sports election in Puntland. This is one of the major developments in the field of sports,” he said, adding that his ministry would continue to work closely. elected football leaders.

Somali Football Media Department