Celebration of International Day of peace in Somalia
On 21st of September, HIRDA team in Mogadishu organized a football tournament to commemorate International Day of peace. The tournament was held as a part of HIRDA’s program Sport, Peace and Development, which involves bringing youth together through sport. This is aimed to address issues such as; violence and clan disputes. The event was attended by different community members, including sports committee and youth. Anza and Hollac, which are two local teams, came in the final and team Hollac took the trophy home.
Similar tournaments were held in Galkýo as well. The youngsters were involved in discussions about how they can contribute to the peace and development. Total of four teams participates in the discussions and the football tournament in Galkaýo.