South Sudan coach rallies nationals to swarm Lugogo


Uganda Cranes vs South Sudan at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo

FOOTBALL — A 25-member contingent of South Sudan national team The Black Stars have arrived in Kampala ahead of the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations Championships (Chan) qualifier return leg on Saturday.

The team checked in at 2:30pm on Thursday at Entebbe International Airport and was received by Fufa executive Chris Kalibala.

Head Coach Felix Bilal Kumuyange has promised that his players will put up a splendid show and called on all South Sudanese living in Uganda to flood Lugogo to give support to their national team.

The first game away in Juba ended in a goalless draw with Cranes Skipper Geoffrey Sserunkuma missing a crucial second half penalty.

The winner on aggregate will play either Tanzania or Kenya in the second round.

South Sudan Team
Goalkeepers: Robert Joseph (Salam) Daniel Khamis (Gudele)
Defenders: Yassir Khamis Celestino (Kator), Omot Sebit (Merriek), Gabriel Machol Luka (Merriek)*, Farouq Tajal Din Mohammed (Malakia), Salah Abubakare (Salam), Abdu Awad Lemi (Rabita)
Midfielders: Robert Wulube Duku (Atlabara), Daniel Boki Oliver (Kator), John Albino Ajak (Atlabara), Sebit Ajak (Atlabara), Emmanuel Thomas Lumari (Amarat), James Anei (Salam), Muroan Alnour (Ghazalla)
Strikers: Stephen John Samson (Hilal), Joseph Celestine Ayuru (Rabita), James Joseph Saeed Moga (Kator), Khamis Leon Uso (Merriek)
Head coach: Felix Bilal Kumuyange
Assistant coach: James Eziekiel
Team Manager: Lawrence Drale



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