South Sudan Cup 2019-2020

South Sudan Cup: Juba Champions, Rabita FC in control of the second round tie against Nile Eagle

Zuma Justin (right) and his team-mate Isaac Dadison 'Sadio Mane' after the game against Nile Eagle (Photo: Kon Peter)

Zuma Justin puts Rabita FC in control of the second round fixture against Nimule Champions, Nile Eagle FC after scoring a brace in the 4-1 win on Thursday, 27th February, 2020 at Seminary playing ground.

Emmanuel Thomas and Emmanuel Wani got one each in the first leg played at Nile Eagle’s home ground.

Nile Eagle will have to score four and not concede any at Rabita’s own yard on Saturday, 29th February, 2020 if they are to have any chances of progressing through to the final stage of the Group A.

The winner of the tie will play Salam FC of Bor in two legged encounter in order to advance to face the Nile City FC, winner of Yambio Group C after 7-0 aggregate win over Nasir FC of Mundri.

Debutant Rabita have been rated as one of the favorites to win the Cup tournament but head Coach Ramzi Sebit who has won the national competition on four occasions with three different teams, will have to improve his side’s defensive performances.

The former Bright Stars’ caretaker Manager, helped Malakia FC (Juba) to their second Cup title in 2015, before joining Salam FC of Wau the following season and winning South Sudan Cup in a raw, 2016 & 2017.

The former Al-Hilal, Nasir FC and El-Merriekh tactician clinched his 4th national title with Amarat United in 2018.

The national Cup Champion goes on to represent the country in continental competition, CAF Confederations Cup next season.

Other Results on Thursday 27th:

Group B (Aweil):

FT: Pariak FC (Wanyjok) 5-1 Manyiel FC (Gok Machar)

Group C (Yambio):

FT: Nile City FC (Yambio) 5-0 Nasir FC (Mundri)

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