MOGADISHU (SD) – Banadir FC from Mogadishu which fought Galmudug team tooth and claw has finally succeeded to lift the 2020 Inter-State Cup.
The match which attracted thousands of spectators has ended a 2-2 draw during the 90 minutes of the match, forcing a penalty kick-out.
During the penalty shooting, Galmudug lost all the first three kicks, giving Banaadir team chance to score all its three attempts.
The match which took place at Engineer Yarisow Stadium was watched by thousands of Somalis at the stadium, on screens and online across the globe.
Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has congratulated Benadir team over their victory.
“Congratulations to the Benadir regional football team on winning the regional state cup, and congratulations to the Galmudug team that reached the final match. Both teams showed great skill and great effort,” the president Farmajo said.
This is the first Benadir wins tournament since 2011.
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