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Full name  Abdi Mohamed Ahmed
Number  1
Position  Goalkeeper
Current team  Kismaayo F.C
Height  1.94 m
Playing position  Goalkeeper
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Kismaayo, Somalia
Name  Abdi Ahmed

Abdi Mohamed Ahmed
Date of birth  (1962-12-30) 30 December 1962 (age 52)

Abdi Mohamed Ahmed (born 30 December 1962), popularly nicknamed AbdiXaaq , is a Somali former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He spent his whole career at Kismaayo F.C in Somalia from 1978–88. He is one of the most successful Somali footballers of all time, having won 4 Somali championships, 6 Somali Cup Titles. His individual contributions have earned him five consecutive Best Goalkeeper Of Regions Of Somalia awards & captained his club on numerous occasions. Abdi is nicknamed AbdiXaaq due to his formidale presence and influence. Abdi was also known for his skills as a dead-ball specialist, and often took penalties. He was also known for his eccentricity and at times fiery temper, which brought him his fair share of controversies; Abdi Mohamed made his last professional appearance for Kismaayo in 1988 at the National Stadium of Mogadishu by helping his team win the league title by saving a penalty and amazingly scoring the decisive penalty himself. He is considered to be one of the greatest goalkeepers in the History of Somali Football having also featured in the Somali National team (16 Regions) squad for 9 years.

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Personal life

Abdi Mohamed currently lives in Australia with his family. Abdi wishes to begin football development projects and open a football club in the near future. Abdi is also an active football ambassador of his homeland.

Kismaayo F.C

  • Somali League Championships: 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986
  • League Cup: 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987
  • Individual

  • Somali Footballer of the Year: 1980, 1982
  • Best Somali Regions Goalkeeper: 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986
  • References

    Abdi Mohamed Ahmed Wikipedia


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