South Sudan’s World Cup Quest: Kenya Police Trio Bolster Squad

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South Sudan adds Kenya Police FC trio for qualifiers.
Squad faces Togo and Sudan in June.
Players bring experience and firepower to team.
Ambition high for maiden World Cup appearance.

The Road to World Cup Qualification

As South Sudan gears up for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, head coach Nicolas Dupuis has infused the squad with fresh talent, including three players from Kenya Police FC. With crucial matches against Togo and Sudan on the horizon, the inclusion of these players signals South Sudan’s determination to make an impact on the international stage.

Kenya Police FC Trio Joins the Fray

Rashid Toha, Tito Okello, and Charles Ouma, stalwarts of Kenya Police FC, have earned their place in South Sudan’s preliminary squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Their inclusion underscores their talent and experience, providing a significant boost to the team’s defensive and offensive capabilities.

Match Schedule and Stakes

South Sudan faces a daunting task, starting with an away fixture against Togo in Lome on June 5th, followed by a crucial home match against Sudan in Juba on June 11th. These matches are pivotal for South Sudan’s aspirations, with every point crucial in their quest for World Cup qualification.

Player Profiles: Key Additions to the Squad

Rashid Toha: A commanding presence in defense, Toha brings leadership and experience to the squad, having previously captained the national team on multiple occasions.

Tito Okello: The leading goalscorer in the FKF Premier League, Okello’s prolific scoring ability adds firepower to South Sudan’s attacking lineup, posing a threat to opposing defenses.

Charles Ouma: With a promising debut in the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, Ouma aims to solidify his place in the national team and contribute to South Sudan’s offensive prowess.

Additional Squad Depth

Paul Jawa, hailing from National Super League side Rainbow FC, and former AFC Leopards player Asaad Musa, bring further depth and experience to the squad, enhancing South Sudan’s chances of success in the upcoming qualifiers.

Crucial Matches Ahead: Redemption and Ambition

Having faced challenging results in the early stages of the qualifiers, South Sudan is eager to turn the tide and revive their campaign. With redemption in mind and the dream of a maiden World Cup appearance, the upcoming matches against Togo and Sudan carry immense significance for the Bright Stars.

Determination and Ambition

As South Sudan’s full squad gears up for the pivotal World Cup qualifiers, the inclusion of talent from Kenya Police FC adds a new dimension to their campaign.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Majak Mawith, Godwill Yugusuk, Anyama Joseph, Juma Geanro Awad

Defenders: Wayi Godfrey, Atendele Mawa, Wani Ivan, Rashid Toha, Okocha Rashid, Peter Maker, Samuel Taban, Akok Akoi, Gadafi Wahab, Dhata Joseph, Jackson Morgan, Musa Asad

Midfielders: Charles Ouma Sila, William Gama, Joseph Malish, Chol Peter

Forwards: Yuel Kuach, Loki Emmanuel, Machop Chol, Okello Tito, Aguek Manyluak, Paul America, Alfred Leku, Madit Mayor, Emmanuel Juwang, Ayom Majok

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