After a great performance in the first leg by South Sudan, it was a tough match for the Bright Stars today in Kampala, with a 5-1 final result in their CHAN 2018 qualifier against .
While in Morocco for the CAF Symposium SSFA President Mr. Francis Amin has met with several FIFA officials including Secretary General Ms. Fatma Samoura and Chief Member Associations Officer Ms. Joyce Cook. They discussed a number of issues related to the development of football in South Sudan.
One of the youngest nations in world football, South Sudan came into existence following the partition of Sudan in 2011, at which point the new country’s football chiefs got down to the task of putting a national team together. Following an uncertain start, the South Sudanese registered their very first competitive win against Equatorial Guinea in 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on 5 September 2015, and since then, the entire nation has been dreaming of seeing their side qualify for Africa’s showpiece event.