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AFCON QUALIFIERS: Five Ugandan based players named in South Sudan provisional squad

Rashid Toha has failed to replicate his Onduparaka form to Vipers and consequently a call to the Uganda national team eluding him

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AFCON QUALIFIERS: Five Ugandan based players named in South Sudan provisional squad

Gladys Zawedde

Five players from the Uganda Premier League have been named in the South Sudan provisional squad of 20 foreign based players that will face Malawi and Burkina Faso in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers.

The five are Vipers SC defender Rashid Toha, Busoga United’s Ivan Wani, Gibson Adinho of Onduparaka FC, striker Makweth Wol of Mbarara City and Vipers SC right back Joseph Dhata.

Ugandan born striker Tito Okello who features for Kenyan side Gor Mahia is also part of the summoned squad.

Tito Okello scored the lone goal for South Sudan in their historical win over Uganda in Kenya last November.

The 20 foreign based players are expected to join camp on 5th March 2020 ahead of the games that will be played between 22nd and 30th March.

South Sudan will host Malawi on 22nd March before visiting Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou in the final group game on 30th March.

South Sudan’s Bright Stars are bottom of Group B with only three points. Burkina Faso’s Stallions lead the group with eight points followed by Uganda and Malawi on seven and four points respectively.

Provisional squad

Goalkeeper
Majak Mawith – Australia

Defenders

John Kuol Chol (Kabriobangi FC, Kenya), Omot Sebit David (Al Amal, Sudan), Dhata Joseph (Vipers SC, Uganda), Toha Rashid (Vipers SC Uganda), Godfrey Nyeko Okello (Altona City)

Midfielders

Jackson Obede Morgan (Perth SC), Manyumow Achol (Hawks Bay United), Denis Yongule Daluri (Eaten Lions), Abdellad Aasad Musa (AFC Leopards), Gibson Adinho Wande (Onduparaka Football Club, Uganda), Ivan Wani Adebo (Busoga United Uganda), Daniel Chok Chol (
Jihlava)

Forwards
David Majak Chan (Tusker FC, Kenya), Aluk Akech Mabior (Al Amal Sudan), Makweth Wol (Mbarara City, Uganda), Tito Okello Odong (Gor Mahia Kenya), Kenjok Wal Athui (Australia), Machop Chol (Atlanta United USA), Abraham Majok ( Paeek, Cyprus)

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