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Visiting South Sudan very important – Ahmad

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The
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad has said
his visit to South Sudan is very important since they will identify where the
country needs more assistance in football development.

Ahmad together
with the FIFA Secretary General and FIFA Special Delegate to Africa, Fatma
Samoura together withj some CAF executive members Hani Abou Rida (Egypt) and
Suleiman Waberi (also President Djibouti Football Federation) arrived in Juba
this morning on a one-day visit.

“I am happy
to be here to see what the SSFA President Francis and his team are doing and
where we can further help them,” said Ahmad on arrival at the Juba
International Airport.

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Ahmad and
the delegation later met the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dr Nadia
Arop Dudi at her offices. The Minister thanked the delegation for the visit to
South Sudan. “We are kindly request for more help to a young country like South
Sudan because we are also using football to bring about peace and unity,” added
the Minister.

Samoura said
although FIFA is already supporting South Sudan football, they are determined
to look out for other areas where they can help. “In future FIFA and CAF will
discuss a road map on how to help South Sudan further,” added Samoura.

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

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Francis Amin
Michael, President of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) thanked the
team for coming to South Sudan. “Coming to see what we are doing on the ground
is a very good indication because we shall get first hand advise. We are happy
that Ahmad and Samoura have visited South Sudan,” added Amin.

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