Somaliland:National Youth Football Tournament is once again postponed for the Third Time

The Somaliland Minister of Sports, Youth &tourism Hon Ali Said Raygal has announced   yet postponement of the national youth tournament which was scheduled to kick-off on the 15th of this month but have now been rescheduled for the 2nd of June 2013.

Hon Ali Said Raygal speaking during a press conference said the reschedulement of the national youth tournament was the result of somalilanders living in the diaspora who requested the youth tournament to be held during the holidays.

“I want to assure the public the that the postponement was not prompted by the threats issued by residents of Ahmed Dhagah who are irritated  by the recent killing of four youngsters during the recent riots broke out on the aftermath of the last November local election”, said the sports minister.

Unconfirmed reports indicated that the postponement came about after tribal elders and government ministers held closed door meeting’s this week in which both sides agreed to the reschedulement considering state of affairs in Ahmed Dhagah which is thought to be violate after the recent deaths of the youngsters.

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