The South Sudan national U-20 team has stepped up training ahead of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) U-20 competition.
Egypt will host the competition from February 17th to March 11th in four cities.
The 51-man provisional squad under the watchful yes of the national senior team coach Stefano Cusin is preparing at the Buluk play ground.
South Sudan who have qualified for the U-20 AFCON for the first time are placed in Group B alongside Uganda, Central African Republic and Congo Brazzaville.
Gen Augustino Maduot Parek, President of the South Sudan Football Association (SFFA) has made it clear that they have decided the team starts early preparations so that they are well prepared when the competitions kicks off.
“The team will camp in Egypt for some days before the tournament kicks-off,” added the SSFA President. South Sudan qualified for the U-20 AFCON after finishing second to Uganda during the Zonal qualifiers held in Khartoum, Sudan from October 28th to November 11th, 2022.
Goalkeepers: Godwin Yogusuku Simon Sabio, Dairo Kongyang Salah Diyo, Oryem Eden Vincent, Jingo Manas Satimon Thomas, Anyama Richard
Defenders: Tuyian Chuol Baang Juoch, Bul James Madit Anyang, Emmanuel Sebit Alison Loboka, Benjamin Kulung, Martin John, Atiki Rahuman Kenyi, George Juma, Agot Agot Garang Ngor, Daniel Bichiok John Dang
Midfielders: Silver Mador Adhik Mabok, Thomas Muyuci, Feni Ogaman, and Joseph Lora Marko Jele, Ochaya Okot Oywak Otim, Baankhi Talafun Kuku Abujalha, Tito Lukciir Madul Mayor, Mading Wlillson, Awad Michael, Safaino Nickson, Isaac Balla Edward, Otim Fredric Ohisa, Sagai Ismail Sunday, and Kenyi Shadrack Elisama Wani, Jacob Addis Panoam Koal, Koryorn Chagai Atem Biar, Joseph Okello Donato, Thomas Luka Dominic, James Isaac Eluida, Angok Madut George, Guet Thomas
Strikers: Aluk Lual, Abishai Agumemboki Felix, Francis Onekalit, Biko Paul James, Dairo Uthoo Ungwenyi, Emmanuel Jugan Kaka, Yhor Santino, Evans Emmanuel Peter, Philp Baraka, Uwaye Uyoo Uboo, Norman Eluzai Brown, Luk Gatraak Palet Luk, Peter Santos Aparar Chut, Ngong Madut, Paul Jawa Amerika