Coach Bashiru Hayford has stepped down as Somalia’s national team coach, citing political instability in the country as reason for his exit.
The Ghanaian coach sighted insecurity and attacks by Al Shabab as the main reason for his resignation.
According to coach Bashiru,living within the country’s territores put his life in danger.
The Formaer kumasi Asanti Kotoko coach handed his resignation letter to Somalia Football Association (SFA) on Monday.
The Ghanaian international was appointed head coach by Somalia Football Association (SFA) last year March 2019. The former Black Queen coach signed a two-year contract after replacing Mohammed Abdulla Farayare.
He coaches Somalia to win their first-ever World Cup qualifying match against Zimbabwe.
Somalia national team coach Bashir Hayford resigned over what he called insecurity. SFF didn’t give any update on the resignation to the media. Mr. Hayford had a two year contract with the Somali football federation. pic.twitter.com/gE8lODC7sx— Zainab Yusuf (@YuusufZainab) February 11, 2020
JUST IN: Somalia National Team coach, Bashiru Hayford has stepped down from his post— Saddick Adams (@SaddickAdams) February 10, 2020
Hayford, who led Somalia to their first World Cup Qualifying win in history, tells #AngelSportsAccra he won’t return to Mogadishu due to insecurity and Al Shabab attacks in the country pic.twitter.com/TQKkGjZvtB