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New SSFA president promises to build more stadiums

Author: Obaj Okuj | Published: Friday, July 23, 2021

Gen. Augustino Madut [second left] and those he contested against for the Presidency of SSFA share a light moment on July 21, 2021 in Juba. Credit| SSFA

The newly elected President of the South Sudan Football Association has pledged to build more football play grounds and strengthen relations with continental and international football governing bodies.

“My agenda call for serious focus on enhancing our flagship stadium and ensure more fields are developed across every state, county and Payam of this country,” Gen. Augustino Maduot Parek said in his post-election speech Thursday.

Gen. Augustino won the elections of the Football Association Thursday, defeating outgoing President, Francis Amin, and three other candidates.

He also promised to complete the construction of Juba Stadium , which was started during the era of his predecessor Francis Amin.

“We shall be actively participating with CECAFA, CAF and FIFA as we support the efforts for the equitable development of football across the globe while abiding by the regulations and rules of the regional continental and globe governing forces.”

“Our resource mobilization efforts and partnership work with regional and international football associations shall be revitalized starting from today.”

Maduot will be deputized by Charles Udwar Ukech who won the seat of the Vice President of the South Sudan Football Association.

Maduot is the former Director-General of the Directorate of Passports, Nationality and Immigration.

He is the founder of the Citizen Football Club that plays in the second division of the Juba Local League.

Maduot is also the current President of the Juba Local Basketball Association.

General Maduot will govern the SSFA for a period of four years -starting July 22, 2021, to July 22, 2025.

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