South Sudan National Football Team Departs for Senegal enroute to FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers
The South Sudan Senior Men’s National Team embarked on their journey from Juba to Senegal.
The team will spend a night in Addis Ababa before resuming their trip to Dakar tomorrow morning, where they will compete in the FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers.
A total of 20 players, along with 13 members of the technical staff, left Juba, representing their country with great pride. Additionally, five more players will join the team in Senegal, further bolstering their roster for the upcoming matches.
The departure of the national team was marked by a heartfelt send-off from the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) vice president, Mr. Charles Udwar, SSFA Secretary-General Victor Lawrence, and other esteemed members of the association, who wished the team success in their journey and upcoming qualifiers.
This marks a significant milestone for South Sudan’s football fraternity as the national team sets out to compete on an international stage.
The players and coaching staff have been diligently preparing for these qualifiers, spending countless hours in training and strategic planning to ensure a strong performance.
The significance of this endeavor is not lost, as the entire nation rallies behind the team, eager to witness their progression in the FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers.
The feat of participating in a globally renowned tournament like the World Cup carries tremendous importance for not only football enthusiasts but the country as a whole.
With the hashtag #tristar, #BrightStar, and #fifaworldcup2026qualifiers trending on social media, South Sudanese football fans passionately show their unwavering support for the team, illustrating their determination to see South Sudan succeed at the highest level of international football.
The South Sudan Football Association and the entire nation join together in wishing the Senior Men’s National Team safe travels, strength, and success throughout their journey.
May their efforts on the field bring pride, inspiration, and unity to South Sudan as they strive to make their mark in global football.