– Liban Obsiye is former Senior Adviser at the Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

– Abdinor Dahir is Researcher and Horn of Africa analyst at TRT World Research Center


Turkey is a nation which is football-mad. When it comes to passion for football, Turkish fans are among the most committed. Turkish football is watched all over the world from coffee shops in London to, now, across Somalia. Somalis, like Turks, are crazy for football. On the streets, outside the mosques, on the beach and even on the roads during rush hour, one will always find Somali youth playing the

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