May 19, 2022
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SSFA endorses Gianni Infantino for re-election

The South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has endorsed the incumbent president of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino for re-election. Speaking to Juba Echo Thursday, SSFA Spokesman Albino Kuek, confirmed the development and said the association has thrown its weight behind the Swiss-Italian football administrator “what he has done” to the national […]

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 South Sudanese use unity day to rally for peace

By Simon Deng After years of war that fractured the social fabric in the youngest nation, South Sudanese from all walks of life are now hoping to use the national unity day to rally for peace. Ayuel Chol, a -19- year- old secondary school leaver from oil-rich Ruweng Administrative Area, one of the three special […]

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Summary of results from Juba Local Football Association matches

By Doggy Isaac Samson First Division Match FT: El Merriekh 3 – 1 Gudele Second Division Matches FT: Nyakuron 1 – 1 Kabo FT: Imtidad Buluk 3 – 3 Zalzal FT: Komiru 2 – 3 Rock City FT: Black Eagle 2 – 0 Saint Peter Third Division Match FT: Amal Hurra 2 – 1 Al […]

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Journalists of South Sudan to launch football club

By Tapeng Micheal Ohure The Union of Journalists of South Sudan plans to launch a football club that will participate in games at the national and international levels, the Union’s President, Oyet Patrick Charles said. This bid comes as a result of continues invitations by organisations and companies to play games with the union. “We […]

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FIFA optimistic Juba Football Stadium will promote sport in South Sudan

By Tapeng Michael Ohure The delegation from the Federation for International Football Association (FIFA) is in South Sudan’s capital to assess progress of work at Juba National Football Stadium. FIFA is investing 6$ million to reconstruct South Sudan’s football stadium to an internationally accepted standard. The upgrade includes expanding the facility from a 2,000 to a […]

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South Sudan police FC downs media team

By Michael Tapeng South Sudan Journalists’ Football Club suffered a 1-0 loss at the hands of their police counterparts on Wednesday. The friendly football match was held at the Seminary Playgrounds in Rock city, Juba, at 9:00am Wednesday. The match was organized by media partners to promote good working relationship between the scribes and the […]

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AWCON Qualifiers: Harambee Starlets Hammers South Sudan 8-0 at Nyayo Stadium

Agencies South Sudan were pooled alongside the Eastern African country for the qualifiers during the draw conducted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) back in May in Cairo, Egypt. The winner on aggregate of the two-legged fixture will advance to the final round of the qualifiers, with 11 teams bidding to earn a place […]

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FIFA to inaugurate South Sudan national football stadium in 2022

By Michael Tapeng The Federation of International Football Association has announced plans to inaugurate the main football stadium in South Sudan, Juba National Stadium in early 2022. The stadium is under repair with expansions, funded by FIFA. The Secretary General of the world footballing body, Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura arrived in the country over the […]

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South Sudan’s fairy tale at Afro Basket Champions ends

By Richard Sultan South Sudanese basketball fans can hold their heads high following the end of the fairy tale story 80-65 in the hands of the reigning champions Tunisia this afternoon.  “South Sudan made it to the quarters on the first attempt which was a surprise to many people after overcoming the Morans of Kenya […]

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South Sudan into Afro-basket quarters-and Juba is ecstatic!

By Richard Sultan The South Sudan basketball team locks horns with Africa’s reigning champion, Tunisia in Kigali on Thursday, in a David vs Goliath clash. It’s an event South Sudanese fans can’t wait for, and the streets of Juba are in exuberant mood waiting for the game scheduled for 6.00pm, CAT. The national men basketball […]

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