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Over 70 level C coaches undergo CAF training

Author : | Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014

A Confederation of African Football (CAF) level “C” coaches training, involving trainees from all over the country, commenced in Juba today.

The course will last 15 days to the 30th of October.

A total 72 coaches were initially scheduled to attend, but the number is expected to drop after the association asked each to contribute 1000 pounds to meet the training cost, claiming it has not received the expected financial support from CAF.

The course is being facilitated by Ahmed Babikirr from the neighboring Sudan, assisted by former national team coach Dr. Sulley.

Successful candidates will be awarded the third highest coaching license on the continent by CAF.

Merikh defeats Rainbow

Merikh boosted their chances of surviving in the Juba first division league with a surprise 2-1 win over Rainbow.

The result took them two points ahead of bottom side Talanga that now likely to return to the second tier after just a season in the top flight.

Rainbow on their part were not affected by the result retaining fourth place.

Athletics Federation handed over Buluk Playground

The athletics federation says they have officially been handed ownership of the Buluk sports ground by the Central Equatoria government.

They have previously been using the space for all their activities but did not own it.

According to association’s Secretary General Kamal John Akol, the construction of a modern athletics facility at the ground is underway, with prominent Sudanese Engineer Fahd El Shaadi expected in Juba next week to make assessments.

He added that all the machinery required in the construction process have been acquired in advance.

The Central Equatoria government is yet to comment on the matter.

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