El-Nijum players (in black shorts) wait for the ball to land together with the Volcano team opponents at the Bor Stadium. [Gurtong/ Jacob Achiek Jok]
By Jacob AchiekJok
BOR, 31 July 2012 [Gurtong] – Volcano who thrashed El-Nijum 3-0 was the first to score in the first half through John Peter Alberto.
They added the second goal before the end of the half and a third goal in the beginning of the second half.
The national team head coach Zoran Djordjervic said the football match it was good for each player to demonstrate his quality and talents.
“This is really a chance for every player to show his talent and motivation to play for our national teams someday,” said Djordjervic.
Djordjervic added that they are using the tournaments to scout for the under 21 and under 19 football players.
Volcano team leader Abramem Inima said the mission of the tournament is to show the importance of football sport in South Sudan especially between Eastern Equatoria and Jonglei states.
The State Minister of Youth and Sport Baba Medan said that football is one of the sports which will bring peace among the youths of South Sudan.