Mo Farah Academy will be designed for aspiring athletes and unlocking the talents and potential of those young people living in Somaliland Republic who would like to develop their skills and fulfil their potential in athletics (track and field events). According to these sources, Mo Farah will be personally involved to establish the Mo Farah Academy from the start to completion, in order to pave the way for future success and helping talented athletes in Somaliland achieve their dreams.
Mo Farah Academy’s grassroots schemes will include giving those young people the opportunity to get involved in athletics and other sport facilities not only to keep them active but also to teach them about teamwork, leadership and the desire to perform as best they can.
It is difficult to imagine Mo Farah’s visit to his country of origin (Republic of Somaliland) could have gone any better. Accompanied by his wife (Tania) and daughter (Rihana), he received a wonderful reception and hospitality from all levels of the people of Somaliland and its government. He was thrilled and just could not describe how he felt honoured for the warm welcome. He said that coming to his birth place has been a heart-warming and unforgettable life time experience.
Mo Farah had the honour to meet with the President and received the prestigious Presidential Honours Award from the President of Somaliland Republic.
The President congratulated Mo Farah for his inimitable international name and fame, and praised him his inspiring talent and personality for the citizens of Somaliland Republic and the UK in a positive conduct.
By Eng. Hussein Adan Igeh (Hussein Deyr)/UK.