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Maduot set to contest for CECAFA Executive position

by Oliver Nimaya
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The President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), Gen. Augustino Parek Maduot is set to contest for a position on the executive Committee of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA).

CECAFA will hold it’s Elective General Assembly at Hotel Verde in Zanzibar on January 6th, 2023 where a new team will be ushered in.

“I think it is time for me to join the CECAFA Executive and contribute to the development of football in the region and South Sudan as well,” added Maduot.

The Assembly will elect the Zonal President, Four executive members and a woman representative.

The other candidates for positions on the Executive Committee include; Isayas Jira (President, Ethiopia Football Federation), Esayas Abraham (President, Eritrea Football Federation) and Alexandre Muyenge (President, Burundi Football Federation). Federation of Kenya Football (FKF) Acting President is the only candidate for the women representative position.

The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) President, Wallace Karia is seeking re-election as CECAFA President. He is the sole candidate who has shown interest for the position.

Besides the elections and discussing the 2023 competitions calendar, the Assembly will also discuss a proposal from the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) for CECAFA to have standing committees for Finance, Competitions and Women’s Football development.

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About SSFA

The South Sudan Football Association (S.S.F.A.) is the governing body of Football in South Sudan. It was established in April 2011 and is an affiliate of CECAFA, CAF and FIFA.