Sports in South Sudan

A South Sudanese tycoon, Mr. Amin Akasha has offered to pay air tickets for the national football team of South Sudan to travel to Burundi to contest for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) last Saturday, donated 30 footballs and 9 sets of Uniforms to local football clubs in Aweil, to help youth promote peaceful coexistence, unity and sports development in the region.
In a wrestling competition that was organised in Eastern Lakes State between communities, Awerial South County team won in the tournament that was attended by many in Minkiman.
Gonzaga Football Club on Monday emerged winners in the South Sudan Cup qualifiers beating Holy Family FC in Rumbek 2-0.
In the competitions for the South Sudan Cup in Aweil State where 22 teams participated in the knockout stages, El Mariekh football club emerged as the winner on Monday by beating El Salam FC 2-1 in a highly attended match.

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