South Sudan national football team

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South Sudan
Nickname(s)Bright Stars[1]
AssociationSouth Sudan Football Association
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationCECAFA (East & Central Africa)
Head coachRamsey Sebit (caretaker)
CaptainJumma Genaro
Most capsJumma Genaro (23)
Top scorerJames Moga (6)
Home stadiumJuba National Stadium
FIFA codeSSD
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 164 Steady (7 February 2019)[2]
Highest134 (November 2015)
Lowest205 (September 2013)
Elo ranking
Current 188 Decrease 4 (3 March 2019)[3]
Highest171 (2016)
Lowest188 (November 2018)
First international
South Sudan South Sudan 2–2 Uganda 
(Juba, South Sudan; 10 July 2012)
Biggest win
South Sudan South Sudan 6–0 Djibouti 
(Juba, South Sudan; 28 March 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Mozambique 5–0 South Sudan South Sudan
(Maputo, Mozambique; 18 May 2014)

The South Sudan national football team is the national football team of South Sudan.

The team's home stadium is Juba Stadium, which can fit 7,000 people.

The team played its first match against Uganda on 10 July 2012.[4]

Coaches[change | change source]

Dates Name
2009–2011 Stephen Constantine
2011–2012 Malesh Soro
2012 Ismail Balanga
2012–2013 Zoran Đorđević
2013–2014 Ismail Balanga
2014 Salyi Lolaku Samuel
2014–2015 Lee Sung-jea
2015–2016 Leo Adraa
2016 Joseph Malesh
2017 Elya Wako
2017–2018 Bilal Felix Komoyangi
2018 Ahcene Aït-Abdelmalek
2018 Ramsey Sebit (caretaker)
2019– Cyprian Besong Ashu

References[change | change source]

  1. "BBC Storyville 2014 Soccer Coach Zoran and his African Tigers". 18 December 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  2. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  4. "South Sudan enter FIFA rankings". Reuters. Retrieved 8 August 2012.

Other websites[change | change source]