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Famous Soccer Players from Somalia

Updated June 14, 2019 24.3k views40 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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  • 1

    BirthplaceMogadishu, Somalia

    NationalitySomalia, Norway

    Abdisalam Abdulkadir Ibrahim (born 1 May 1991) is a Norwegian footballer who plays for Pafos as a midfielder. ...  more
  • 2

    Sa'ad Salah Hussein

    Defender, Forward

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Sa'ad Salah Hussein is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 3

    Ayub Daud

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceMogadishu, Somalia

    NationalitySomalia

    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 team as a...  more
  • 4

    Khalid Ali Mursal

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Khalid Ali Mursal is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 5

    Abdinur Mahmoud

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Abdinur Mahmoud is a Somalian soccer player....  more
  • 6

    Osman Mohamed

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Osman Mohamed is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 7

    Mohamed Abdiaziz

    Forward

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Mohamed Abdiaziz is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 8

    Ikar Amin

    Defender

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Ikar Amin is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 9

    Eise Aden Abshir

    Forward

    BirthplaceMogadishu, Somalia

    NationalitySomalia

    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...  more
  • 10

    Sadad Anwar

    Defender

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Sadad Anwar is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 11

    Sharif Mohamed

    Defender

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Sharif Mohamed is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 12

    Mohamed M. Said

    Midfielder

    NationalitySomalia

    Mohamed M. Said is a Somalian soccer player....  more
  • 13

    Mohamed Ali Mohamed

    Midfielder

    NationalitySomalia

    Mohamed Ali Mohamed is a somalian soccer player....
  • 14

    Yassin Ali Egal

    Defender

    NationalitySomalia

    Yassin Ali Egal is a soccer player....  more
  • 15

    Liban Abdi

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceBurao, Somalia

    NationalitySomalia, 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 England, for...  more
  • 16

    Dek Abdullahi

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Dek Abdullahi is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 17

    Hussein Adan

    Defender

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Hussein Adan is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 18

    Abukar Abdikarim

    Defender

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Abukar Abdikarim is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 19

    Khalid Ali Hassan

    Forward

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Khalid Ali Hassan is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 20

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Ali Abdulkadir is a Somalian soccer player....  more
  • 21

    Dayib Ahmed

    Defender

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Dayib Ahmed is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 22

    Mohamed Hassan Ali

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Mohamed Hassan Ali is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 23

    Kasim Ali Mursal

    Defender

    NationalitySomalia

    Kasim Ali Mursal is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 24

    Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim

    Defender

    BirthplaceSomalia

    NationalitySomalia

    Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim is a Somalian soccer player....
  • 25

    Sadaq Abdulkadir Mohamud

    Defender

    NationalitySomalia

    Sadaq Abdulkadir Mohamud is a Somalian soccer player....