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regional football tournament opened in Mogadishu
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regional football tournament opened in Mogadishu

The inter-regional state football tournament has officially kicked off in the capital Mogadishu launched the championship. Football teams from five member states and Benadir are competing in this annual soccer tournament in a third-year row. The opening match of Group A was between the teams of Galmudug and Benadir region the match took place at Engineer yarisow stadium in Abdiaziz district. The defending champions, Jubaland will play against Southwest in Engineer Yarisow today at 4.15 pm. Senior government officials including, Minister for sports, Hamza Said Hamza and Banadir governor, Omar Mohamed Mohamud were present during the first match of the inter-regional state soccer tournament which kicked off on Sunday evening. It is the second inter-regional state football tournament to be hosted in the stadium since renamed after the late mayor of Mogadishu, Abdirahman Omar Osman Yarisow. The security in and around the stadium was heightened to prevent insecurity.