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CAF asks South Sudan to provide League plan amid COVID-19 threat

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has written to Member Associations including the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) inquiring about how far the the national Leagues and Cups have reached.

CAF has asked all the Members Associations to provide their plans for the national League and Cup amid the Coronavirus (COVID -19) threat.

“In view of the current circumstances, we would like to inquire about the current situation of your national leagues/National Cup (ranking, number of pending matches etc..) as well as the strategies you intend to apply to finalize those competitions be it through completion or annulment,” said the CAF communication dated April 26th.

The communication sent by the CAF Acting Secretary General Abdel Bah asked the MA’s to reply my May 5th. “We would appreciate receiving a reply by May 5th, in order to enable us to design a plan for the organization of our inter-club competition during next season,” said the communication.

CAF also made it clear it is closely monitoring the situation with the stakeholders to know when the inter-club competition will resume.

Already Al Rabita Football Club who defeated Nile City FC 2-0 last month in the final of the 2019/2020 South Sudan Cup are sure of representing the country in the 2020/2021 CAF Confederations Cup.

The 2019/2020 South Sudan League is yet to be played.