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National Team U23 Set for CECAFA Competition

South Sudan National Team Junior during its orientation at SSFA General Headquarters, |Photo |SSFA.

South Sudan Youngsters U23 today morning had its final orientation, followed by theoretical session on rules and regulations of the Regional Competition ahead of their journey to Ethiopia this Friday.

Addressing the Squad, Mr. Victor Lawrence SSFA Secretary General advises the players to embrace teamwork for better performance. He reminded the players that, they have a better chance this season to make the country proud, adding that the nation is counting on them and I they must not just represent the country, but rather come back home with a trophy this time.

The Head Coach, Simon James Yor leading the PCR test at SSFA premises, |Photo | SSFA.

Mr. Lawrence advises the Youngsters to strictly abide by regulations of the tournament and follow the instructions of their technical team.
SSFA International Referee, Mr. Malong Ring clarified the tournament’s rules and regulations to the players before a delegation of Forty (40) consisting of Twenty Nine Players, Nine (9) Officials, One (1) Translator and a Security Personnel were tested for COVID-19 by the National Public Health Laboratory ahead of CECAFA U23 Competition in Ethiopia.

The Delegation will travel to Ethiopian City of Bari Dar via Addis Ababa on Friday, 16th July 2021 to participate in the CECAFA U23 Competition slated to kick off on 17th July 2021.

The South Sudan Youngster was pooled in Group C together with Kenya and Djibouti; it will face Kenya in its first game on 22nd July 2021 following the second match against Djibouti on 25th July 2021.