Mariam Hussein, Somalia #basketball
From Financial Times “Mariam Hussein, the Somali national basketball ace, didn’t choose her sport. “I think it chose me,” she says. “I used to play with guys all the time. When I started playing with females it was much easier – because the guys weren’t giving me a chance, I’ll tell you that.” She’s laughing, but her voice is a shock The deep, husky, street-inflected American accent is...
Hello I hope you guys are all well and enjoying your summer vacations. It’s been a few months since I started vintagesomalia and I continue to be surprised with your kind messages and interests. This site is about Somalia’s recent destroyed past. For many Somalia’s story only goes back as far as the onset of the civil war in 1991. For those who have known Somalia in the days...