Cote d’Ivoire to host AFCON 2023

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced that Cote d’Ivoire will now host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations and not the 2021 edition as originally planned. The development comes after the CAF President Ahmad Ahmad met the Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara at the presidential palace in Abidjan on Tuesday. “I thank the President for taking into account this aspect of solidarity so that we support this shift for the organization of AFCON 2021 in Cameroon, which is now at 80 per cent of the work and Côte d’Ivoire…

South Sudan FA President Amin meets Kuwaiti delegation

The President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Francis Amin Michael has met a delegation from Kuwait. Together with the SSFA Vice President Vanesio Amoum, the team met the Kuwaiti visiting delegation led by Dr. Ahammed Alshami. The meeting discussed ways in which South Sudan and Kuwait Civil youth organization can work together in the spreading sporting activities across the country. Dr. Alshami also invited South Sudan football team to visit Kuwait. The Vice-President of South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) Amoum welcomed the delegation to Juba and assured them…

South Sudan to face Uganda in 2020 CHAN qualifiers

The Bright Stars of South Sudan will battle Uganda Cranes in the first round of the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers. In the draws conducted today at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) headquarters in Cairo, the Bright Stars will host the first leg before traveling to Uganda for the return leg. The winner over two legs will battle the winner between Rwanda and Somalia in round two. CAF has also communicated that the dates for the games to be played will be announced later. The other pairings…

Twenty two Secretaries to attend training in Uganda

Twenty two Secretaries of the State Football Federations are set to attend a five-day course on Football Administration in Uganda. The course will which runs January 29th to February 2 will take at the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) Technical Center in Njeru, Buikwe. The move by the South Sudan FA is aimed at strengthening the secretaries with football administrative skills and also improve relations between South Sudan FA and Uganda. Seeing off the team at Juba International Airport on Tuesday, the President of South Sudan Football Association, Francis…

CAF Modify 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations dates

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has modified the dates for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to take place in Egypt. Anthony Baffoe, the CAF Deputy Secretary General communicated the changes on Monday in a circular to all national Associations in Africa. “During it’s meeting held in Cairo on the 26th of January 2019, CAF Emergency Committee decided to validate the new dates of the tournament of the Total Africa Cup of Nations – Egypt 2019 as requested by the host country inorder to start 21st of…

FIFA funds renovation of Juba National Stadium

FIFA in partnership with  South Sudan Football Association launched the renovation of Juba Football Stadium on Saturday A delegation from FIFA and CAF as well as the Undersecretary of the National Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Agum Rin Mabeny attended the inauguration ceremony on Saturday. Jubek State Minister of Youth and Sports, Salah Rajab Bunduki, said similar stadium would be built in other states across the country as a way to boost the sports industry. The representative of FIFA, Veron Mosengo, said FIFA would continue to develop sports facilities…

South Sudan Football Association conducted its first ordinary general assembly

South Sudan Football Association conducted its first ordinary general assembly successfully at Palm Africa hotel. The meeting was attended by a delegation from FIFA, CAF and CECAFA with presence of all the Thirty Seven members of general assembly. The meeting endorsed financial report, administration report and 2019 working budget. The meeting also passed the amendments on general regulation of football. The representative of FIFA, VeronMosungo congratulated the general assembly for successfully convening its gathering. The undersecretary of the ministry of culture, youth and sport, Agum Ring said the ministry will…

FIFA happy with South Sudan’s positive steps – Veron

The World Football governing body, FIFA has made it clear that they are happy with the positive steps the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) is making to develop football. Veron Mosengo-Omba, FIFA’s Director of development for Africa and the Caribbean disclosed this during an interview at the Palm Africa Hotel during a brief interval of the SSFA Ordinary Assembly. “FIFA is very happy that South Sudan is moving in the right step in-terms of football development. Under the leadership of Francis Amin Micheal, SSFA has showed that they are focused…

SSFA General Assembly is confirmed to be conducted on 25.01.2019

The South Sudan Football Association calls on all media houses that the General Assembly is confirmed to be conducted on 25.01.2019 at Palm Africa Hotel at 10:00am. In line with the event, inauguration ceremony for the renovation of Juba Football Stadium will be officiated on by FIFA’s Director of development for Africa and the Caribbean, Mr. Veron Mosengo-Omba.

South Sudan U-23 team starts training ahead of Tunisia battle

The South Sudan U-23 National Team has commenced trainings on Sunday in a preparations for the Qualifications of Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. The team has kicked off training in the open camps every weekend ahead of their match against Tunisia under twenty three National team on the 20th of Match in Juba this year. The President of South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Mr. Francis Amin has assured to provide all necessary requirements which may be required by the team until they qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The head…