Port Club DEKADA will take on FERO in the opening match of the competition. The schedules were announced during a Somali Volleyball Federation Executive Committee meeting in the capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday.
The SVF has provided its clubs with different kinds of volleyball equipment donated to the federation by Juba Airways and Dallo Airline Partners Somalia, which has been a major helper of Somali sports.
The equipment includes balls, nets, shoes, jerseys and tracksuits, which were distributed to the participating clubs during a ceremony at the Somali Olympic Committee office on Sunday.
“On behalf of the Somali Volleyball Federation I would like to thank Jubba Airways and Dallo Airline. History will always mention the generous role that Juba and Dallo are playing in the country’s sport,” SVF Secretary General Mohamed Abubakar Hirei told the ceremony on Sunday.
The SVF Secretary General also marked his appreciation for the constant support of CAVB President Dr. Amr Elwani.
Somalia’s most renowned and respected Basketball Federation President, Hussein Ibrahim Ali (Roombe), now a Somali NOC Executive Committee member, attended the ceremony and also appreciated the role of Jubba and Dallo in Somali sport, saying it was a great encouragement for the growth of sport in the country.
Somali Olympic Committee President Abdulahi Ahmed Taranbi congratulated the SVF on their endeavours and encouraged them for the future.
After the ceremony, the SVF Secretary General presented a ball from the FIVB Congress in Italy to the President of the Somali Olympic Committee.