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Famous Soccer Players from Somalia

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Updated June 14, 2019 21.9k views 40 items

List of the best soccer players from Somalia. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Somalia, along with photos when available. This list of best Somalia soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Somalia soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Examples of players on this list include Sharif Mohamed and Yassin Ali Egal.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Somalia footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Somalia soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Somalia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Somalia soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Abdisalam Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Midfielder

Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia

Nationality: Somalia, Norway

Abdisalam Abdulkadir Ibrahim (born 1 May 1991) is a Norwegian footballer who plays for Pafos as a midfielder.
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Sa'ad Salah Hussein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Sa'ad Salah Hussein Defender, Forward, Midfielder

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Sa'ad Salah Hussein is a Somalian soccer player.
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Ayub Daud is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Ayub Daud Forward, Midfielder

Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Ayub Daud (Somali: Ayuub Daaud, Arabic: ايوب داؤود‎) (born 24 February 1990 in Mogadishu) is a Somali international footballer who plays for Budapest Honvéd FC and the Somalia national ...more
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Khalid Ali Mursal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Khalid Ali Mursal Goalkeeper

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Khalid Ali Mursal is a Somalian soccer player.
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Abdinur Mahmoud is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Midfielder

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Abdinur Mahmoud is a Somalian soccer player.
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Osman Mohamed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Osman Mohamed Midfielder

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Osman Mohamed is a Somalian soccer player.
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Mohamed Abdiaziz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Mohamed Abdiaziz Forward

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Mohamed Abdiaziz is a Somalian soccer player.
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Ikar Amin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Ikar Amin Defender

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Ikar Amin is a Somalian soccer player.
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Eise Aden Abshir is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Eise Aden Abshir Forward

Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

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 ...more
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Sadad Anwar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Sadad Anwar Defender

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Sadad Anwar is a Somalian soccer player.
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Sharif Mohamed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Sharif Mohamed Defender

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Sharif Mohamed is a Somalian soccer player.
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Mohamed M. Said is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Midfielder

Nationality: Somalia

Mohamed M. Said is a Somalian soccer player.
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Mohamed Ali Mohamed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Mohamed Ali Mohamed Midfielder

Nationality: Somalia

Mohamed Ali Mohamed is a somalian soccer player.
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Yassin Ali Egal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Yassin Ali Egal Defender

Nationality: Somalia

Yassin Ali Egal is a soccer player.
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Liban Abdi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Liban Abdi Forward, Midfielder

Birthplace: Burao, Somalia

Nationality: Somalia, Norway

Liban Abdi (Somali: Liibaan Cabdi) (born 5 October 1988) is a Somali footballer who plays as a Left winger for Saudi Arabian club Al-Ettifaq. He previously played for Sheffield United in ...more
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Dek Abdullahi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Dek Abdullahi Midfielder

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Dek Abdullahi is a Somalian soccer player.
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Hussein Adan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Hussein Adan Defender

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Hussein Adan is a Somalian soccer player.
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Abukar Abdikarim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Abukar Abdikarim Defender

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Abukar Abdikarim is a Somalian soccer player.
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Khalid Ali Hassan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Khalid Ali Hassan Forward

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Khalid Ali Hassan is a Somalian soccer player.
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Ali Abdulkadir is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Forward

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Ali Abdulkadir is a Somalian soccer player.
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Dayib Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Dayib Ahmed Defender

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Dayib Ahmed is a Somalian soccer player.
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Mohamed Hassan Ali is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Mohamed Hassan Ali Midfielder

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Mohamed Hassan Ali is a Somalian soccer player.
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Kasim Ali Mursal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Kasim Ali Mursal Defender

Nationality: Somalia

Kasim Ali Mursal is a Somalian soccer player.
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Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim Defender

Birthplace: Somalia

Nationality: Somalia

Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim is a Somalian soccer player.
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Sadaq Abdulkadir Mohamud... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Somalia
Sadaq Abdulkadir Mohamud Defender

Nationality: Somalia

Sadaq Abdulkadir Mohamud is a Somalian soccer player.