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South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut

South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
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Ethiopia's Moiges Tadesse (r) being challenged by South Sudan's Justin joseph during the CECAFA Tusker Cup in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan soccer coach Zoran Dorjdevic.
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South Sudan coach Zoran Dorjdevic.
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South Sudan national soccer side the Antelopes pictured before taking on Ethiopia in the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela national stadium. Ethiopia won 1-0.
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South Sudan players confer during a CECAFA Tusker match against Ethiopia in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan football fans cheer on their team against Ethiopia in the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan football fans cheer on their team against Ethiopia in the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan football fans cheer on their team against Ethiopia in the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan football fans cheer on their team against Ethiopia in the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan national team the Antelopes pose before taking on Ethiopia during the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan football national team players applaud their fans after bowing 1-0 against Ethiopia in the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan’s Emanuel Meskeen in action against Ethiopia during the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan’s Emanuel Meskeen in action against Ethiopia during the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan’s Justin Joseph (l) takes on Ethiopia's Zacharia Nascio during the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan national team the Antelopes pose before taking on Ethiopia during the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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South Sudan Sulima Martin in action against Ethiopia during the CECAFA Tusker Cup at Mandela stadium in Kampala, Uganda.
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  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
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  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut
  • South Sudan makes its competitive soccer debut

Sudan's national soccer team, the Antelopes, made its debut in the international scene at the CECAFA (Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Association) Tusker Cup against Africa Cup of Nations finalists Ethiopia.

Sudan national soccer side the Antelopes made a debut on an international scene in the CECAFA (Confederation of East and Central Africa Football Association) Tusker Cup against Africa Cup of Nations finalists Ethiopia. The new East African nation put up a solid performance bowing down 1-0 at Mandela national stadium in Kampala, Uganda. This is the second engagement for South Sudan who held neighboring Uganda 2-2 at home in Juba in an international friendly tie on July 11, 2012. Sudan and Ethiopia is pooled in group A alongside Uganda and Kenya in the regional soccer championship that runs up to December 8.

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