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Besong Names Provisional 37 Man Squad Ahead Of Uganda Double Header In November

Besong While at SSFA HQ in 2019. Photo Credit SSFA.

South Sudan head coach Ashu Cyprian Besong has named a provisional 37 man squad ahead of the AFCON 2022 Total Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers in November 2020. 

The Cameroonian German coach named all the 22 man squad who travelled with him to Cameroon for a friendly game against the Intermediate Lions early October 2020, including team captain Peter Maker Manyang as per the list shared with this website. 

The Team getting Instructions from Head Coach Ashu Cyprian Besong Photo: SSFA Media Team

The list includes 10 Australian based South Sudan professionals, one Europe based Chok Dau of F.C Vysocina – Czech Republic, and Manyumow Achol from Eastern Suburbs AFC – New Zealand. Three Kenya based players including AFC Leopards SC attacking midfielder Asad Musa Abdallah is among the notable players, others are Gor Mahia FC forward Tito Okello and Kariobangi Sharks center back Kuol John Chol. 

AFC Leopards defender Salim Abdallah (right) celebrates his equalizer with teammate Saad Musa against Mount Kenya United during their Sportpesa Premier League match at Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos on February 6, 2019. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Uganda based duo of Wani Ivan and Wol Makueth of Busoga United FC and Mbarara City FC respectively are all included in the 37 provisional man squad seen by this website on Monday 19th October 2020. 

Wol Makueth heading a ball against Sudan during CECAFA U-20 games in 2019.

Godfrey Okello of Atlona City Soccer – Australia, Manyumow Achol of Eastern Suburbs AFC – New Zealand, Kuol Alou Mawien of Central Coast, defender Ruon Tongyik, Majok Majok Abraham will among others be the new faces at the Bright Stars set up if all will turn up into the national team of South Sudan for the first time. 

The squad which has 15 domestic players and 22 foreign based players consists of 4 goalkeepers, 12 defenders, 13 midfielders and 8 strikers has commenced training with the locally based players on Tuesday 20th October, 2020 at the Buluk Training Center in Juba. 

Player List For Uganda Games is as Below

The Bright Stars posing for a group photo before facing Al Rabita FC Photo: SSFA Media Team.

GoalKeepers (04):  Ramadan John Mayik (Malakia FC Juba South Sudan), Robert Joseph (Al Salam Wau, South Sudan), Michael Marko (Amarat United FC South Sudan), Majak Maling Mawith (Melbourne City FC Australia). 

Peter Maker Manyang intercepting the ball during the Cameroon friendly game

Defenders (12):  Peter Maker Manyang (Amarat United FC South Sudan), Mutwakil Abdelkarim (Atlabara FC Juba, South Sudan), Rahan Angier (Munuki FC Juba South Sudan), Omot Sebit (Al Merrikh FC Juba, South Sudan), Peter Nhial Wilson Deng ( Heidelberg United FC, Australia), Mathiang Matur Mathiang (Brunswick City FC, Australia), Godfrey Okello (Atlona City Soccer – Australia), John Koul Chol (Kariobangi Sharks, Kenya), Ruon Tongyik (Central Coast Mariners, Australia), Hasoon James Martin (Al Hilal Kadougli, Sudan), Salah Abubakar ( Al Salam FC Wau, South Sudan), Majok Bak Mathiang (Amarat United FC, South Sudan). 

Wani Ivan Marcello

Midfielders (13): Koang Thok Kerjok (Al Hilal Kadougli, Sudan) Wani Ivan Marcello Adebo (Busoga United FC, Uganda), Asad Musa Abdallah (AFC Leopards, Kenya) Dominic Angelo (Munuki FC Juba, South Sudan), Stephen Pawaar, (Munuki FC Juba, South Sudan).  Emmanuel Thomas Lumeri (Amarat United FC,  South Sudan), Jackson Obede Morgan (Perth SC, Australia), Chok Daniel Dau  (F.C Vysocina, Czech Republic), Denis Yongule Daluri (Geelong SC, Australia), Manyumow Achol (Eastern Suburbs AFC, New Zealand), Tingba Justin John (Super Eagles FC Yambio, South Sudan). Jimmy Micheal Omar (Atlabara FC Juba, South Sudan) Dominic Abui (Al Khartoum FC, Sudan). 

Gor Mahia FC forward Tito Okello passing the ball in the midfield. Photo: SSFA Media Team

Forwards (08): Majok Majok Abraham (Central Coast Mariners, Australia), Yuel Kauch (Western Union, Australia), Kenjok Wal Athiu (Unattached), Kuol Alou Mawien (Central Coast Mariners, Australia), Tito Okello (Gor Mahia FC, Kenya), Makueth Wol Akeen (Mbarara City FC, Uganda), Jose Kuch Nyuar (Amarat United FC South Sudan) Aluk Akech Mabior (Al Atbara FC, Sudan). 

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  1. Wishing them all my favorites players S, Sudanese u guys u will bring that afri cup in the name of S, Sudan .amen

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