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South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit meets CAF delegation

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The
President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit on Thursday met a delegation from
the Confederation of African Football (CAF) led by it’s President Ahmad Ahmad.

Kiir
welcomed the delegation to his office and thanked them for visiting South
Sudan.

“We are
happy to be in South Sudan to see the level of football development and also
see where we can help,” said Ahmad.

The CAF
President was accompanied by FIFA Secretary General and FIFA Special Delegate
for Africa Fatma Samoura together with CAF Executive members Hani Abou Rida
(Egypt) and Suleiman Waberi (also President Djibouti Football Federation).

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The Minister
of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dr Nadia Arop Dudi in her speech thanked CAF and
FIFA for making the visit to South Sudan, but added that support should
continue since they are using football to bring about peace and unity.

Samoura the
FIFA Secretary General said she was delighted to visit the young nation of
South Sudan. “We shall continue to support South Sudan in developing football,”
added Samoura.

Francis Amin Michael, the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) President thanked Ahmad and Samoura together with the delegation for making the solidarity visit to South Sudan.

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The delegation also toured the Juba National Stadium that is under renovation under the FIFA Forward Programme and the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) headquarters.

In the past
CAF President has visited other Cecafa nations like Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia,
Djibouti and Eritrea.

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