The entire Federation of African University Sports (FASU) mourns the death of the President of Somalia University Sports Federation (SUSF) Dr. Yusuf Alaso, who passed on Monday 1st March 2021.

Dr. Yusuf Alaso was very instrumental in the reactivation of University Sports in Somalia.

Condolences on the announcement of his death began to pour in from various places.

President of the Federation of Federation of African University Sports (FASU) Nomsa Mahlangu, “On behalf of the FASU Family sincere condolences to the Family, Friends and Colleagues. University Sport in the continent has lost an activist and a contributor to the Sport Movement. May Dr. Yusuf Alaso’s Soul Rest In Peace and Rise in Glory. We stand in Prayer with the Family and Colleagues May the Almighty God Grant you Strength during this difficult time”.

Other FASU member federations also expressed their condolences to the family of the late change maker and the SUSF family at large.

“On behalf of KUSA family, we convey our heartfelt condolences to his family and the Somali NUSF. May his soul rest in peace – Kenya University Sports Association

Please accept our heartfelt sympathy from Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA). May God Almighty grant his family and friends the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and the soul of the departed eternal rest. – NUGA

On behalf of TISAN family we would like to extend our deepest condolence to the family of what we called a champion in the growth of university sports in Somalia. Rest in peace – Namibia

Ghana University Sports Association mourns with FASU, the family and Somali Sports Federation in this trying moment. May he rest in peace – GUSA

On behalf of Zimbabwe University Sports Association family we convey our heartfelt condolences MHSRIEP – ZUSA

La FEBUSU présente ses condoléances à la famille éprouvée et à la famille du sport universitaire somalien!!! Que la famille ait le courage d’accueillir la volonté de Dieu!!! – BURUNDI

Sincere condolences to the family and university sports fraternity. BOTESSA – Botswana

Zambia University Sports Association would like to Express its deepest symp6on the loss of our beloved. May God strengthen the family and the Somali Sports Association as they mourn

Sincere condolences to the immediate family and colleagues in Somalia, as well as the FASU and broader University Sport Movement. He was keen and enthusiastic to make his country part and parcel of the Movement. He will be sorely missed. May His Soul Rest In Eternal Peace – Former FASU president Dr Malumbete Ralethe

What sad information! Our condolences to the whole grieving family. We sympathize with your sorrows and pains.Rest In Peace dear Dr. Yusuf Alaso. – Prof. Anicet Gabriel Kotchofa (Benin Rep)