The new Coach for the National Team Bright Star Ait Achcene

The new Coach for the National Team Bright Star Ait Achcene a German national, arrived Juba today to sign contract with the South Sudan Football Association. Upon arrival at the arrived, he briefed the Journalists that he was pleased with the reception accorded to him. With the support of the South Sudanese in general, he will help move the national team forward. Mr. Louis Abdallah on behalf of the SSFA Board of Directors, welcomed the Coach and wished him success in his new endeavour in South Sudan.

The SSFA Board of Directors had a board meeting yesterday,

The SSFA Board of Directors had a board meeting , with several key decisions being made. Firstly, the board has chosen German-Algerian coach Aït Ahcene Abdelmalek as the new head coach of the Bright Stars after a thorough selection process. Abdelmalek is the former coach of the Burundi national team as well as Malian club Djoliba AC and has a strong record coaching throughout Europe and Africa. He is due to arrive in Juba on March 5th and will begin preparations for South Sudan’s upcoming AFCON qualifier against Mali in…

SSFA President Francis Amin met today at the SSFA office with the South Sudanese

SSFA President Francis Amin met today at the SSFA office with the South Sudanese referees who will be departing Juba in the coming days to officiate in the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cups. This is the first occasion that referees from South Sudan will be officiating in the CAF competitions under the new SSFA administration. The first group will depart to DR Congo today headed by referee Malong Ring and the second group will depart tomorrow to Tanzania headed by referee James Alier. The SSFA President encouraged the group…

The President of SSFA Mr. Francis Amin upon his return from

The President of SSFA Mr. Francis Amin upon his return from participation in the 40th General Assembly Meeting of CAF which took place in the Kingdom of Morocco confirmed that, FIFA has expressed their will to cooperate with SSFA for the comprehensive development of football in the country. FIFA also in the nearest future will be extending for the SSFA a courtesy visit to Zurich after which there will also be a visiting delegation from FIFA to South Sudan in order to acquaint themselves with the challenges that is being…

The South Sudan Football Association and Tristar Transport have signed

The South Sudan Football Association and Tristar Transport have signed an agreement for the sponsorship of the South Sudan national team, which will cover the costs of hiring a foreign head coach for a period of 12 months. Tristar Transport have agreed to contribute $50,000 USD to cover the salary costs of a foreign coach as part of their continued mission to support South Sudan. The agreement was signed between SSFA President Francis Amin and Tristar Chief Executive Eugene Mayen. Mr. Mayen said that Tristar will be looking forward to…

Plans are under way to build a playground and sports academy in

Plans are under way to build a playground and sports academy in Juba to be sponsored by South Korean Sports Mission in South Sudan. The plans for the construction of the facility were discussed in a meeting between the Mayor of Juba City Council, Stephen Wani Michael, and the President of South Sudan Football Association, Francis Amin Michael, on Friday. The Mayor promised to allocate a piece of land at Gudele in Juba for construction of sports facility which he said would engage young people to showcase their talents. The…

Vice President Dr. James Wani Igga received in his office

Vice President Dr. James Wani Igga received in his office a delegation from the board of directors for South Sudan Football Association led by Francis Amin, who briefed Vice President on the work plan for the year 2018. Dr. Wani Igga told the team to keep on with the spirit of peace and unity among the players countrywide. Francis Amin said his team would work with the government to promote peace and unity among South Sudanese as their slogan in any competition. The President of the Association, Francis Amin presented a…

Singaita FC have won the Governor of Kapoeta Cup

Singaita FC have won the Governor of Kapoeta Cup after defeating Riwoto FC 3-2 to claim the title. In the female tournament Chukudum FC achieved victory by defeating Nauro FC 1-0. In attendance at the match was Governor of Kapoeta State Louis Lobong and SSFA President Francis Amin. In his speech the Governor called upon the youth of the region to be united through sport and he promised that he will develop sports facilities in the state. The SSFA President said that Kapoeta has some great football talent and he promised…

SSFA President Francis Amin led a delegation from Juba to

SSFA President Francis Amin led a delegation from Juba to visit Kabiota State to attend the final of the Governor Louis Lobong Cup, which is concluding tomorrow. Accompanying the SSFA President are Adelmo Agostino, the President of the Juba Football Federation, Awiyuol Lam, a member of the SSFA Board of Directos and Gabriel Wol, the President of the Kuajok Football Association. The SSFA President met with the Governor of Kabiota State in his office and also attended a local match where he met with member of the Kabiota football community.