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SSFA Set To Launch A Four Year South Sudan Women’s Football Strategy Program

South Sudan Technical Football Director Dr. Sally during a strategic meeting and Workshop with some of the South Sudan National Team players and Women representatives at SSFA. Photo: SSFA Media Team

As the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) is preparing to turn Women football to be one of the most followed and loved sports in South Sudan,  the football governing body is set to Launch a 4 years South Sudan Women’s Football Strategy. According to SSFA communication.departments, the event will take place on Friday 4th December 2020 at Landmark Hotel. 

The theme for the last 4 years development program is “Stars Unite” as picked by the Women football stakeholders at the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA)

SSFA Stakeholder, Women Representatives and players attending a strategic meeting at the SSFA Head Quarters: Photo: SSFA Media Team

SSFA is looking forward to striving and building the future of women’s football in South Sudan & to achieve this, the football governing body will launch it’s first ever 4yrs strategic plan on 4/Dec/2020. Says SSFA. 

The event which will attract all the media houses and Freelance Journalists to cover the whole proceedings will start at 9:00am  at Landmark Hotel in Juba.

According to the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA), the  Women’s Football Strategy will run from 2021 to 2024.

The Theme for the 4 years strategic program
Photo: SSFA Media Team.

The Vice President for Gender, Youth and Sports Cluster, H.E. Rebecca Nyandeng De Mabior and the South Sudan Minister of Youth and Sports Dr Albino, The Minister of Gender, Child and Social Welfare, and delegates from Local Football Associations will be attending the event.

The Women National League Logo: Credit SSFA.

The South Sudan Football Association under the stewardship of Francis Amin Michael has been laying down strategies of how Women’s football can be penetrated into the core and the first thing the association did was to appoint Jean Sseninde as a Consultant for South Sudan Women’s Football. and will be working to implement SSFA’s four years Women’s Football Strategy Sensitization plan. 

According to the SSFA head the plan will include training for Women coaches, Women Referees, development of Women Local League in South Sudan to show to the World that the Country is indeed growing to the height in Women football. 

Helen Terso the Project Manager

SSFA also went ahead by  appointing Helen Terso as the Project Manager for the Stars Unite Women’s Football Project, she will be deputized by Victoria Nesra.

Recently the association posted an advertisement for a National Team Women’s head coach, after an advert about KurraSport was published on their official website. 

There has been little seen in the national Women’s team in terms of performance as their recent outing was in 2019 after taking part in the CECAFA Senior Women’s Challenge Cup, winning 1 of the 3 games of their group which had Burundi, Zanzibar and host Tanzania. 

According to Francis Amin one of the reasons for the poor performances of the national teams was due to poor training infrastructures and now with the presence of the Buluk playing ground, Women football will indeed be seen growing and rising into greater heights.

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