Somalia has disastrously lost previous footballer, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Somali Football Federation has affirmed.
Farah died at a Northwest London Hospital on Tuesday (24 March 2020), in the wake of testing positive to the lethal infection a week ago. He was 59.
SFF president, Abdiqani Said Arab, has sympathized with the deprived family on the death of Farah, who was a consultant to the Minister of Youth and Sport.
Conceived on 15 February 1961, Farah was conceived in the city of Beledweyne, around 342 kilometers north of the capital Mogadishu.
His football profession goes back to 1976 when he originally showed up in the national schools football competition.
He got elevated to territorial level speaking to his home Hiiraan locale in the 1979 local football competition.
The territorial competition turned into a stage for him to grandstand his ability and from that point he was enrolled by Batroolka Football Club where he had a famous playing profession until late 1980s.
For as long as four years, he filled in as a guide to the Minister of Youth and Sport of the Federal Government of Somalia.