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Yambio Local FA South Sudan Cup 2021: Nile City FC To Start Title Defense Against Bilpham FC

Nile City FC of Yambio

The Yambio Local Football Association 2019 South Sudan Cup winners Nile City FC will start their defense of the South Sudan Cup trophy against second division club Bilpham FC, the club which was founded early in 2010 is being funded by the South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF).

Tahrir FC player (Red) and Nile City FC (Sky Blue)

The game will be played at Gbudue Football Stadium at 3pm Central Africa a determinant to see if Nile City will successfully go past the second division club into the round of 16 to successfully defend the trophy in the finals, perhaps after making into the quarter and semi final respectively. 

It should be noted that Nile City FC beat Tahrir FC 5-4 on spot kicks after normal time ended 1-1 to be crowned champions in a mouthwatering game played at Gbudue Stadium on Saturday 2nd November, 2019 with Ibrahim Fiasial and William Ndokoyo Ganniko scoring for Tahrir FC and Nile City FC respectively. 

Nile City FC pose for a group photo.

The 2019 Yambio Local FA South Sudan Cup Champions then proceeded on to represent the local football association in the national South Sudan Cup which was hosted in Yambio and Juba respectively. However they lost 2-0 in the finals to eventual winners Al Rabita FC at Seminary Playing Ground on 23rd March 2020. 

The Yambio Local FA, South Sudan Cup 2021 round of 32 kicks off on Sunday 14th February 2021 with two games expected to kick off the tournament, after SSFA through the National Taskforce of COVID_19 gave a go head into the start of the South Sudan Cup match with strict rules and regulations to be followed by the local Football Associations and stakeholders. 

Nile City FC of Yambio pose for a photo before kick off of the South Sudan Cup final at Seminary Ground

The Yambio Local Football Association Secretary Arkangelo Joseph Apai confirmed that the round of 32 has attracted a total of 32 clubs to compete in the 2021 edition with 10 clubs coming in from the First division, 12 from Second division and 10 from the 3rd division leagues.

The First Division has, Nile City FC, Villa United FC, Super Eagle FC , St. Mary FC, Al-Tahrir FC, Mukongo United FC, Al-Wehida FC, Rhino FC, Cobra FC, and Yambio Star FC

Nile City FC Captain Nelson Monday David a.ka. K2. was awarded the “Best Player of the Tournament Award”.

While the Second Division has; Fire Boys FC, Super Star FC, Green State FC, Green Star FC, Nabagu West FC, Anisa FC, Al-Salaam FC, Bilpham FC, Naagori FC, Al-Ekwa FC, New Born Star FC, and Island City FC.

Meanwhile the third Division has teams like; Kisanga United FC, Gindowe FC, Kuzee United FC, Vipers Sports Club, Elephant City FC, Sporting Tiger FC, Freedom Boys FC, Premier United FC, Zambago Sports Club, and Golden Star FC

The games which will be played at Gbudue Football Stadium and Yambio Freedom Stadium will be starting at exactly 7:30AM Central Africa Time and 8:30 AM East Africa Time, with others set to kick off at 3pm CAT. The round of 32 is expected to end on 28th February 2021, with the round of 16 draw set for 1st March 2021 at Yambio Local Football Association Headquarters. 

Yambio Local FA, South Sudan Fixtures 2021

Full ROUND OF 32 Fixtures Below. 

St. Mary FC vs Vipers Sports Club, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Super Star FC vs Kuzee United FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Zambago SC vs Kisanga United FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Yambio Star FC vs Al-Ekwa FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Mukongo United FC vs Golden Star FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Fire Boys FC vs Sporting Tiger FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Green State FC vs Green Star FC, KO: 7:30AM Yambio Freedom Square 

Al-Wehida FC vs Al-Tahrir FC,  KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Anisa FC vs Freedom Boys FC, KO: 7:30AM Yambio Freedom Square 

Premier United FC vs Cobra FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Rhino FC vs Gindowe FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Super Eagle FC vs Al-Salaam FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

Naagori Star FC vs Island City FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM 

New Born Star FC vs Elephant City FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM

Nile City FC vs Bilpham FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM

Villa United FC vs Nabagu West FC, KO:3:00 PM Gbudue Football STADIUM

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