Former Somali national football team goalkeeper, Ahmed Abdalla Moalim Mohamed has died after a protracted illness, the Somali Football Federation has confirmed.
The 25-year old passed away on Saturday, 28 July 2018 in Turkey, where he was undergoing treatment for a chronic ailment.
“It is with sadness to miss one of Somalia’s young footballers who devoted to the country in such difficult times. I wish him rest in peace and that Allah give him a place in his Paradise” Somali Football Federation president, Abdiqani Said Arab, said in a statement.
Mohamed represented Somalia from the the youth level to the senior team.
He had a successful stint with Somali Premier League club outfit, Elman FC, winning two Premier League titles and a Super Cup, before his career was cut short by illness.