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Famous Male Athletes from Somalia

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List of popular male athletes from Somalia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Somalia has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous males that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Somalia male athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Somalia in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented male athletes of Somalia in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

List athletes include Ikar Amin, Mohamed Abdiaziz and more.

This list answers the questions, "What famous male athletes are from Somalia?" and "Who are the greatest male Somalia athletes?"
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Sadad Anwar

Sadad Anwar is a Somalian soccer player. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Team: Somalia national football team

Position: Defender

Abdi Bile (Somali: Cabdi Bille Cabdi, Arabic: عبد الله بلي عبد الله‎; born 28 December 1962) is a former middle distance runner who holds multiple Somali national records for various athletics disciplines. In 1987, he became world champion in the 1500 metres, the first Somali to do so. In 1996 he represented Somalia at the 1996 Summer Olympics for the 1500 meters. His brother, Jama Bile, ran competitively for Northern Arizona University. His son Ahmed Bile runs for Georgetown University. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Las Anod, Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

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Eise Aden Abshir

Ciise Aden Abshir (born 1 June 1986) is a much-travelled Somali football defender who has played in Norway, Malta and Tanzania in addition to his exploits in his homeland. He is currently contracted to Norwegian second-tier club Ullensaker/Kisa IL. He has been capped for the Somalia national football team. He joined Asker in mid-2012 from Nybergsund, where he had played for half a year. Ahead of the 2014 season he rejoined Eidsvold Turn. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Team: Somalia national football team

Position: Forward

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Sa'ad Salah Hussein

Sa'ad Salah Hussein is a Somalian soccer player. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Team: Somalia national football team

Position: Defender, Forward, Midfielder