U-23s rearing to go against Tunisia

The South Sudan’s U-23 team is rearing to go against Tunisia when the two teams battle on Wednesday in Juba. Fresh from several days of camping in Egypt where they returned on Friday, South Sudan’s U-23 coach Simon James Yor has said his boys are ready to die a little for the country. The two teams will battle in the first leg encounter of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations /2020 Olympic qualifier. South Sudan U-23s ejected Uganda Kobs in the previous round 2-1 on goal aggregate. “The camping in…

South Sudan Cup semi finals set

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has announced that the 2019 South Sudan Cup semi finals will take place on March 17th. Juba Football Cup defending Champions Al Amarat United FC will battle Malakal’s Jil al salam in the first semi final tie before Hilal FC (from Wau) take on Yambio’s Super Eagles FC in the second game. Anthony John Lauro, the Association Acting Secretary general in his communication said the earlier date of March 14th had been changed because of some transportation by some teams. “Therefore, be informed that…

Uganda not taking South Sudan for granted – Desabre

Uganda Cranes tactician Sebastien Desabre has said they will not take South Sudan’s team for granted when they face-off in July. South Sudan and Uganda Cranes will battle in the first round of the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers. The Bright Stars will host Uganda’s national team in the first between July 26-28th before the return leg is played in Kampala between August 2-4th in Kampala. “The training that started on Monday is helping me access the players that will also be ready for the CHAN qualifier against…

Bright Stars prepare for Mali match

South Sudan’s national football team, Bright Stars have embarked on preparations ahead of their last Group C match of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. The Bright Stars are bottom of the Group having lost all the five game. But head coach Ramzi Sebiturges has made it clear that they must battle to complete the qualifiers well with a positive result in Bamako. Mali who top the Group with 11 points having won three games and drawn twice have already qualified for the 2019 Afcon to take…

Al Amarat Utd humble City Stars 2-0

Juba Football  Cup defending Champions Al  Amarat United FC kicked off their 2019 campaign in the South Sudan Cup with a 2-0 win over City Stars on Wednesday. Majak Mayor opened the scoring for Al Amarat United in the first half before Agany Akot increased the lead in the second half in a group A tie played at the Juba Stadium. In the second match of the competition Young Stars of Torit drew with Salam FC from Bor 2-2. Al Amarat United now top Group A with three points, while…

South Sudan’s Omorho selected for Zamalek- Gor Mahia game

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has selected South Sudan’s Lerib Juba Sestilio Omorho to be the match commissioner for a group game in the CAF Confederation Cup on March 10th. Omorho will be in-charge of the game between Zamalek and Kenya’s Gor Mahia FC at the Alexandria-Borg El Arab Stadium.    “We are happy that our officials are landing several appointments to handle matches across the continent,” said Francis Amin Michael, President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA). According to the communication from CAF, Ghana’s Daniel Nii Ayi…

Bright Stars – Uganda CHAN qualifier set for July

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has today confirmed that the first round matches of the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) will take place between July 26-28th. South Sudan’s Bright Stars will host the Uganda Cranes first before the return leg is played in Kampala between August 2 – 4th. However, the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) executive Committee and Board will have to decide where the first leg match will be played because the Juba Stadium will still be under renovation. The winner over two legs will battle…

Ugandans to handle Mali – South Sudan tie

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Ugandan referees to handle a Group C 2019 Afcon qualifier tie between hosts Mali and South Sudan slated for March 23rd in Bamako. Alex Muhabi will be in-charge as the centre referee, while Dick Okello and Isa Masembe will be the assistants. William Oloya, also from Uganda will be the fourth official for the game to take place at the Stade De Bamako. Mali who have already qualified for 2019 Afcon have 11 points from five games played. They beat South Sudan…

Transparency and accountability vital – Amin

The President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Francis Amin Michael has made it clear that they are following the principles of transparency and accountability to the core as they work hard to turn football round. In an interview at the SSFA headquarters in Juba on Friday, Amin made it clear that they will always make sure all the money and support received from FIFA, CAF, private sector and the government is used well. “We are determined to turn South Sudan football round in a positive direction,” added Amin…

South Sudan referees to handle Niger – Egypt Afcon qualifier

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has selected South Sudan referees to handle a 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying match between Niger and Egypt. Egypt beat Niger 6-0 in their first meeting in Group J in September last year. Ring Nyier Akech Malong will be the centre referee for the match which will take place at the Niamey Stade General Senyi Koountche on March 23rd. The other officials selected are; Gasim Madir Dehiya, George Primato Olibo as assistant referees and Alier Michael James as the fourth official.…