South Sudan U-20 players during training in Juba Credit: Courtesy

AFCON U-20 Qualifiers:

  • First Leg: (Saturday, 31st March 2018): Uganda Hippos Vs South Sudan – At Lugogo, Kampala
  • 2nd Leg (20th – 22nd April 2018): South Sudan Vs Uganda Hippos – Juba

South Sudan delegation of players and officials in preparation for the first leg of the AFCON U-20 qualifier with Uganda is expected at Entebbe International Airport on Thursday morning.

[/media-credit] South Sudan U-20 players during training in Juba Credit: Courtesy

According to the South Sudan Football Federation public relations officer Daniel Gabriel, the delegation sets foot in at Entebbe International Airport aboard Kenya Airways Thursday at 11 am.

We shall arrive at Entebbe International Airport on Thursday at 11 am with 20 players and 10 officials.

The team hotel remains undisclosed but they are expected to train later on Thursday evening before the mandatory last training at Lugogo on Friday (4 pm).

Uganda hosts the first leg at the Star Times stadium, Lugogo before the return leg in a fortnight that will be played at the Juba stadium.

Meanwhile, the Uganda Hippos team will continue with their preparations with one session on Thursday afternoon at Lugogo.

The team is currently in camp at the African Bible University, Lubowa.

Coaches Mathias Lule (head coach), James Odoch (assistant coach) and Samuel Kawalya (goalkeeping coach) are handling the youngsters.

South Sudan Provisional list of players:


John Ramadan (Rabita Juba), Emmanuel Tobi (Talanga), Simon Oton (Young Star)

Out field players:

Simon Pitia (Talanga), Samuel Lukudu (Malakia Juba), Ibn Rakhisa Abdallah (Watania), James Keeyi (Gudele Juba), Samuel Daniel (Merriekh Juba), Ayuru Khamis (Amarat United), Henry Isaac (City FC Juba), Raphael Kenyi (Citizen FC Juba), Dario Nelson (Atlabara), Dominic Anjilo (Etihad), Omot Sebit (Merriekh Juba), Noah John (Gudele Juba), Joseph Kuc (Amarat United), Isaac Tutu (Amarat United), Isaac Elia (Malakia Juba), John Ayub (Malakia Juba), Tony Anjilo (Etihad FC Juba), Yousif Abdallah (Watania), Jal Guesh (Etihad FC Juba), Chol Makur (Gudele Juba), Wilson Tito (Munuki FC Juba), Samuel Taban (Young Star), Emmanuel Taban (Etihad FC Juba), Barnaba Elga (Amarat United), Dani Lual (Atlabara FC Juba), Johnson Jok (Tukser)

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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