African football legend Mohamed Farah dies from COVID-19


The Somali Football Federation has confirmed the death of its former football star, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah.

Farah was said to have died to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The former football player passed away at a Northwest London Hospital on Tuesday (24 March 2020), after testing positive to the deadly virus last week. He was 59.

SFF president, Abdiqani Said Arab, has commiserated with the bereaved family on the demise of Farah, who was an advisor to the Minister of Youth and Sport.

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


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