24 Feb 2018

Sports in South Sudan

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dr. Nadia Dudi Arop (fourth left) posing with partners after the press conference [Photo by Jale Richard]
The third edition of the National Unity Day sports events will begin on 27th January, the Minister of Culture Youth and Sports announced on Wednesday.
Al-Salam football club of Wau have been crowned the Champions of South Sudan Club Champions League 2017 after defeating Kator Football Club of Juba 2-1 in a hotly contested entertaining match in front of thousands of Al-Salam fans in Wau on Sunday.
The South Sudan girls’ basketball team will be traveling to Uganda to compete in the East African schools tournament scheduled to take place in Uganda.
The Champions of South Sudan Cup Al-Hilal Juba football club has signed a two year sponsorship deal with AMS clothing yesterday, to supply the club with jerseys, and source potential sponsors for talented footballers.
Eastern Lakes State Union F.C football team beat Police F.C of Gok state 6-0 during a peace tournament organised by USAID-VISTAS in Rumbek to promote peace among communities.

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