S. Sudan names 12 Australia-based players for African Cup of Nation qualifier

September 26th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – The contingent, who play in either the Hyundai A-League or National Premier Leagues, make up a sizeable part of the nation’s 32-man roster for their two-legged preliminary round tie against Seychelles next month. Melbourne Victory striker Kenny Athiu  – who provided an assist on his international debut for South Sudan at the start of the […]

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‘Mysterious’ Atlabara FC to face Egypt’s Ahly Sunday in Alexandria – Egyptian media

August 7th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – South Sudan’s ‘mysterious’ Atlabara FC will face Egypt’s Ahly FC in a Champion league match due for Sunday in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria, a Egyptian official said in a statement as quoted by Egypt’s media. Ahly assistant coach, Mohamed Youssef was quoted by Egypt’s Ahram English as saying the Ahly have a difficult test […]

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From South Sudan to LSU, Duop Reath is making his parents proud

South Sudanese Australian, Duop Reath(center), during a basketball tournament(Photo credit: pickandroll)

Christian Boutwell | @CBoutwell_ Dec 03, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— From early childhood, Duop Reath — LSU’s 6-foot-10, shot-blocking forward — was constantly on the move with his parents, ever farther from the barren war zone of his native country, South Sudan. Reath’s home country — beaten down, war torn and depleted of resources — was entrenched in a civil war when […]

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Unknown Gunmen Killed One and Left Six Football Players Wounded on Juba – Torit Road

South Sudan football team celebrating a goal ....

JUBA, South Sudan.   Nov 10, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Authority in Torit and Juba have confirmed that on November 09, unidentified gunmen have killed at least one person and left six others wounded during an ambushed along Juba – Torit road on Tuesday evening. The attack was launched on a football team traveling from Juba to Torit and despite a military […]

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NBA Star Luol Deng Defends His Initiative Against That Of His Father!

Former NBA Star, Luol Deng greets President Salva Kiir at the Republican Palace, J1, Juba, South Sudan(Photo credit: Presidency Press Unit)

June 9, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– A South Sudanese-born NBA Star, Luol Deng, who plays for Miami Heat in the National Football Association(NBA), has came forward to justify his initiative as he plans to convene South Sudanese Diaspora this year in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Luol is facing tough cricisms in Diaspora but one notable obtstacle to his new initiative is his own […]

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Naath Football Tournament ends successfully at Moi International Stadium

Winners, Young Stars players celebrating their victory after the game at Safaricom National Stadium on 2nd May, 2016 Nairobi(Photo: supplied/Dak Buoth/Nyamilepedia)

File By Dak Buoth, May 4th, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- The South Sudanese soccer Tournament, organized by Naath football Association (NAFA) came to a successful closure yesterday at Safaricom National stadium, also known as the Homes of Heroes at Moi International sports center in the capital Nairobi. The league began in earnest last month on 13th April. Normally, the above mentioned body […]

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IOC provides hope and opportunity to youth in South Sudan

July 8, 2014(Olympic – Nanjing) — In keeping with the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s continued support of the athletes and fledgling sports movement of South Sudan, the IOC Executive Board today agreed to provide an additional place at the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in 2014 for one South Sudanese athlete in athletics. This decision was taken with […]

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