Hiiraan Online
Monday July 17, 2017

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TORONTO (HOL) – The Northern London FC of  London, UK were crowned winners of the 2017 SomaliWeek  Soccer Tournament held at Centennial Park Stadium in Toronto, Canada

Northern London FC defeated Minnesota’s MidnimoTC on penalty shoot-out after match is 1:1 drawn for the regulation time

More than 12 teams from Canada, USA and UK participated the tournament namely Banadir FC of Toronto, Ottawa FC, Hilaac FC of Toronto, Midnimo of Minnesota FC, North London, Seif of Toronto, Gala Canada of Toronto, Dixon FC and Kichnear FC

The tournament which is put on annually by the Toronto Development Association of Youth (TODAY) was held at Centennial Park Stadium, Etobicoke, Toronto.

Several former Somali soccer legends attended at the closing ceremony of the event

Somali Week’ was first held in Toronto back in the early 90’s by a group of Somali sportsmen who fled the civil war, including Somali soccer players Mukhtar Ute, Antar Jenyo and many others.