Ex-Somali national team goalkeeper shot dead outside a mosque


Unidentified attackers have killed former Somali national player in Afgoye, a town located 30km south of Somali capital.

According to Afgoye local authorities, Abdiweli Olad Qanyare Gaatamow shot dead shortly after leaving a mosque last night.

Gaatamow, a beloved coach and head of soccer for Afgoye town died on the spot.

He was running a Ramadan soccer tournament in Afgoye.

The assailants managed to escape from the scene before the security forces arrived.

He was a former goalkeeper of Somali national team.

No group has yet claimed the responsibility for the murder of the player.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here