STORIES: Somalia: The girls of Mogadishu are heading back to the beach: The girls of Mogadishu are heading back to the beach

frica, Somalia, Benaadir region. Mogadishu. The soccer match between Hodan and Waberi districts, in the first night-time match since chaos descended on the Somali capital nearly three decades ago.The tournament for 16 and 18-year-olds at the Konis Stadium, renovated by FIFA, was played under tight security because of the constant threat posed by the Shabaab Islamist group.The stadium has been and remains a military base for African Union peacekeepers, who drove Al-Shabab militants out of the city in 2011.
The girls of Mogadishu are heading back to the beach

frica, Somalia, Benaadir region. Mogadishu. The soccer match between Hodan and Waberi districts, in the first night-time match since chaos descended on the Somali capital nearly three decades ago.

The tournament for 16 and 18-year-olds at the Konis Stadium, renovated by FIFA, was played under tight security because of the constant threat posed by the Shabaab Islamist group.

The stadium has been and remains a military base for African Union peacekeepers, who drove Al-Shabab militants out of the city in 2011.