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Mohamad Said, A Basketball Talent - Sep 12, 2004

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Mohamed Said (6'2 170 lbs guard born 1985) has led the Somali basketball tournament this year 2003-2004 with an average scoring of  24.5 points per game. He was also very effective in shooting from all distances with an 80% free-throw percentage and a remarkable 48% in three point percentage scoring. He also won on May 20 this year the dunking competition.
Mohamed Said has played consistently and showed great performance throughout. In June 2003 for example, he was the second leading scorer in the Somali team, with 17.5 per game, 6.7 rebound per game, 4.5 assists per game and 3.4 steals per game. In the All Star game, he had 18 points 8 rebound, 5 assists 3 steals to earn the all star M.V.P. award. He also won the African all-star 3 points contest. In May 2004, he took part in the African basketball championships game and was the second leading scorer on the team with 12 points, 9 rebound, 3 assists 2 steals.
It is worthwhile to note that Mohamed Said had started playing basketball very early and even in high school had impressive results leading his team in every category, points, assists, rebounds and steals.  

Mogadishu City Beats Mombasa Sharks 83-62 in Its First Africa City Challenge Game - 2 Years ago
Mogadishu Beats Mombasa Sharks In Its Debut Africa City Challenge Basketball Game Mogadishu City on Monday beat Mombasa Sharks 83-62 in a hotly contested game at the Nyayo Stadium Nairobi. Mogadishu players most having experience playing in North America turned to be too good for their rivals Mombasa in the Kwese Africa City Challenge a tourney bringing together basketball teams from the regions main cities. Mogadishu will be facing its second challenge in a game with Juba South Sudan   [read more]
Somalian National Team 2017 - 2 Years ago
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Keravnos ink Mohamed Abukar - 3 Years ago
Keravnos Strovolou (Division A) signed 31-year old Somalian ex-international forward Mohamed Abukar (208-85, college: San Diego State, agency: Two Points). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Abukar played last season at Sigal Prishtina in Kosovan SuperLeague. He managed to play in three leagues last year. In 22 SuperLeague games he had 13   [read more]

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