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Trust and Somali footballers at friendly

The Trust team scored another victory as they took on a side from Cardiff’s Somali community at Talybont on Sunday. The game was evenly matched until Adam Hurley scored the winner for the Trust after some pretty approach work.

The Trust organises friendly games with teams from Cardiff and the Valleys to support charities and to promote friendship through football.

Ali Abdi, who managed the Somali team, said, “Our squad from the Somali community was mixed with youngsters and seniors, coming together after an invitation from the Supporters Trust. It was a great encounter for a Sunday afternoon which both sides really enjoyed. Having lost 2-1 we now look forward to playing against each other again in the New Year, to even the score of course!”

Trust team manager, Tim Hartley, said, “The conditions weren’t perfect for our normal free flowing style of football but the game was played in the right spirit. In fac.t we were enjoying ourselves so much that we moved over to the 7 a side pitch to carry on playing when our time on the big pitch was up. Thanks to Ali and all the lads for a great afternoon’s football.”

The Trust is keen to hear from any other teams who fancy a friendly against us. Just email