Hargeisa (SD) – Somaliland’s Ministry of Youth and Sports confirms the suspension of girls’ regional Football tournament in the country, claiming it violated the ministry’s rules.
Statement from the Somaliland Ministry of Youth and Sports called for the cancellation of the girls’ regional Football tournament, which has been the subject of much discussion on social media in recent days.
The minister said the Ministry of Sports had designed the tournament so that images of the girls would not be broadcast in the media, which is neither religiously nor culturally good.
The statement from the Somaliland Ministry of Youth and Sports said that the ministry is committed providing girls and boys access to sports in accordance with our Islamic religion and the culture of our society.
The statement from the Somaliland Ministry of Youth and Sports informed all involved in organizing games to abide by the orders and those who do not comply will be prosecuted.
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