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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 of Qatar Football Association, Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mohannadi signed, while Francis Amin Michael, the SSFA President also put pen to paper.

According to the details of the MoU, it will focus more on capacity building. Al Mohannadi said the Mou with South Sudan will help in building cooperation with the Aspire Academy and the Jasoor Institute for Capacity Development.

“We are very happy about this MoU because it will help us develop our capacity in South Sudan,” said Amin.

The MoU also focused on cooperation in more than one major field, in terms of technical and professional exchanges, national teams and exchange of experiences (including coaching education and developing young talent), and also taking advantage of the successful and numerous experiences of Qatari football, including the Aspire Academy and the Sports Medicine Hospital Aspetar.

He acknowledged that the support by the Qatar Football Association will help strengthen the capacities of South Sudanese sportsmen and women.

The SSFA President was later expected to watch the Total CAF Super Cup match between Esperance of Tunisia and Egypt’s Zamalek at the Thani bin Jassim Stadium.