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SSFA Briefs Bright Star on FIFA’s New Policy

South Sudan National Team (Bright Star) convened at SSFA head office this afternoon to be briefed on FIFA’s policy of zero withdrawal. The new policy entails Associations to pay all…

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CAF, FIFA, WHO and SGSA hold joint Safety & Security COVID-19 review meeting for Africa

In light of COVID-19 pandemic, CAF in partnership with major stakeholders such as FIFA, World Health Organization (WHO) and Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) organised a unique one-day meeting to…

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CAF Reschedules AFCON Till 2022

Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has postponed the edition of Africa Cup of Nations which was slated for next to 2022. The development has been confirmed on Tuesday from CAF…

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NILEPET to Construct a Hall at Buluk Playground

The Managing Director for Nile Petroleum Corporation (NILEPET), Dr. Chol Deng Abel and the President of South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Mr. Francis Amin together with the members of Board…

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FIFA Council unanimously approves COVID-19 Relief Plan

FIFA to make a total of USD 1.5 billion available to football In the face of the pandemic, Council endorses changes to the International Match Calendar Council also approves a…

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CAF Releases Guidelines for Restart of Competitions

CAF releases guidelines for restart of competitions, following developments in the spread and control of COVID-19 across the continent and the rest of the world, series of meetings has been…

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NILEPET-SSFA Pledges to Promote Sports in the States

The President of South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) and its Board of Directors on Tuesday evening met with Managing Director of Nile Petroleum Corporation (NILEPET), the duo pledges to promote…

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Juba Stadium & Buluk Playground Nears Completion

The Minister for Youths and Sports, Dr. Albino Bol, was today Friday accompanied by the President of South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) Mr. Francis Amin and the Board of Directors…

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FIFA scheme financial relief plan for MAs

The world Football body FIFA has made it clear that it is scheming a financial relief plan for all it’s 211 member associations including the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA)….

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Juba Stadium might host remaining 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches

President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Francis Amin Michael has said Juba National Stadium might be ready to host the remaining qualifiers of the 2021 Total Africa Cup…

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CAF waiting for clear ‘visibility’ from experts to schedule competitions – Baffoe

The deputy general secretary of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Anthony Baffoe has said the institution will not be in a hurry to have active football amidst the challenge…

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CAF to release US$10.8 million relief grant

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) will be among the 54 Member Associations (MA) to immediately receive financial grant of US$200,000 each from the Confederation of African Football (CAF). CAF…

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Sports Minister Albino praises SSFA

The Minister for Youth and Sport, Dr. Albino Bol Dhieu has praised the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) for the good work they are doing to develop and promote football…

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SSFA Cancels Premier League Season

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has today cancelled the 2020 South Sudan Premier League. In an emergency meeting attended by SSFA’s Board of Directors chaired by the President Francis…

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FIFA to organise official match to raise funds for Coronavirus fight

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) will organise an official match geared at raising funds to help towards the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In a communication dated May…

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CAF plan for Women’s Football

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has drawn a strategic focus which will guide women’s football in the continent. The CAF Women’s football strategy focuses on building women’s football foundations, creating…

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70th FIFA Congress to take place online amid COVID-19 impact

Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has announced that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 70th FIFA Congress will be an online event on September 18th, 2020. “The 70th FIFA…

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CAF asks South Sudan to provide League plan amid COVID-19 threat

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has written to Member Associations including the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) inquiring about how far the the national Leagues and Cups have reached….

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CAF determined to develop Women’s football – Bah

The Acting Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Abdel Bah has said they are determined to develop women’s football in the continent. Speaking in an interview on…

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Work continues at Juba National Stadium amid Coronavirus fear

Construction work at the Juba National Stadium has continued amid the on-going the Coronavirus (COVID -19) fear. Francis Amin Micheal, President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) said construction…

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FIFA join World Health body in COVID -19 awareness campaign

FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers. Through the campaign, dubbed “Pass…

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Job opportunity in SSFA 

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has advertised for the position of ICT Manager. Among some of the duties the ICT manager will be responsible for planning, organizing, implement and…

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Al Rabita FC win South Sudan Cup

Al Rabita Football Club defeated Nile City FC 2-0 in the final of the 2019/2020 South Sudan Cup. The final played at the Seminary ground in Juba on Monday saw…

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South Sudan FA suspends games

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has suspended all national and International football games in the country. Francis Amin Michael, President of the Association made the announcement on Sunday during…

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CAF finally postpones 2021 Afcon qualifiers due to Coronavirus impact

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has today postponed the 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers that were due March 25-31st. Abdel Bah, the Acting CAF Secretary General…

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Coach Besong names squad for Afcon qualifier against Uganda

Head coach Cyprian Besong Ashu has today named a 27-man squad that will start preparations ahead of a Group B 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) back-to-back qualifier ties…

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Aweil Utd FC to face Al Rabita Juba in South Sudan Cup second stage

Aweil United FC have been drawn to face Al Rabita Juba in the second round of the 2019/2020 South Sudan Cup. In the draws conducted on Wednesday at the South…

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Kenya’s Gacheo takes over as CECAFA Executive Director

Kenya’s John Auka Gacheo has today taken over as the new Executive Director of the Council of East and central African Football Associations (CECAFA). Nicholas Musonye, the out going CECAFA…

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FIFA to inspect Juba Stadium in May

The world Football body, FIFA will inspect the on going renovation works at the Juba National Stadium in May this year. “I will be in South Sudan in May to…

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SSFA officials complete third training session under FIFA’s executive programme

Two officials from the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) have completed the third session of the FIFA Football Executive Training Programme in South Africa. SSFA Secretary General Anthony John Lauro…

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South Sudan’s Bright Star to host Uganda Cranes in El-Hilal Stadium

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that the Group B match of the 2021 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier between South Sudan and Uganda will be…

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CAF appoint Abdelmounaïm Bah Acting General Secretary

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Abdelmounaïm Bah as the Acting General Secretary. Bah’s appointment was announced on Tuesday following the resignation of Mouad Hajji on Monday. “Following…

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SSFA sign capacity building MoU with Qatar Football Association

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Qatar Football Association (QFA). In a brief ceremony held in Doha, the Deputy President…

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South Sudan will not host Uganda Cranes in Juba Stadium – Amin

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has confirmed that the Bright Star will not be able to host Uganda Cranes in the Juba National Stadium in a 2021 Africa Cup…

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SSFA President Amin in Rabat to attend seminar on infrastructure

The President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Francis Amin Michael will be among the many Football Presidents from the African continent who will attend a seminar in Rabat,…

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CECAFA target MRI tests for youth tournaments in the region- Karia

The President of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA), Wallace Karia has said the region will start having Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests during Youth tournaments…

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Kagame Club Championship to open CECAFA’s 2020 season

The Secretary General of the Council of East and central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA), Nicholas Musonye has said the Kagame Club Championship will open the 2020 season in June. In…

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CECAFA General Assembly Approves tournaments for 2020

Rwanda and Sudan have been awarded the rights to host the Zonal qualifiers for the AFCON U-17 and U-20 respectively. The decision was reached during the General Assembly of the…

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South Sudan’s Amin elected 1st Vice President of regional body CECAFA

President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Francis Michael Amin has been elected 1st Vice President of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA). In a…

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South Sudan to face Algeria in FIFA U-20 Women World Cup qualifier

The South Sudan team has been pitted against Algeria in the preliminary round of the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup qualifiers. In the draws made last week for the African…

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Majok attends CAF Safety and Security Workshop

The chief of National security of South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Albino Majok has successfully completed a CAF Safety and Security Workshop in Cairo, Egypt. Attended by 53 participants from…

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South Sudan to make first appearance in Cecafa Senior Women’s Challenge Cup

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has confirmed that they will for the first time enter a team in the 2019 Cecafa Senior Women’s Challenge Cup. Francis Amin Michael, the…

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MTN South Sudan ready to give support

Leading telecommunications company, MTN South Sudan have said they are ready to step in and support the national team, Bright Star. Saint Hilary Doe- Tamakloe, the MTN South Sudan Chief…

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S. Sudan to Participate in Joint, Safety & Security COVID-19 Review Meeting

SSFA’s Field Security, Albino Majok will participate to represent South Sudan in the CAF, FIFA and the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) joint safety and security COVID-19 review meeting for…

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