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South Sudan FA Appoints Uganda’s Jean Sseninde as Women’s Football Consultant

South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) has appointed Ugandan International Women Footballer Jean Senninde as a consultant for South Sudan Women’s Football on a four-year contract.

The Crested Cranes defender who doubles as a consultant for FIFA will be working to implement SSFA’s four year Women’s Football Strategy on a sensitisation plan starting with the month of October, 2020.

Sseninde sits on the CAF Women’s Football Committee and also a member of Common Goal Organisation and the founder of Sseninde Foundation.

She is an active footballer currently playing for Wakefield Trinity Ladies FC in the English Lower league but previously played for Crystal Palace and Queen’s Park Rangers.

The South Sudan Women National team, started in 2011 and featured in their maiden International game in the 2019 CECAFA Women’s Championship.

In their 2019 CECAFA Women’s Championship, South Sudan used five Uganda players at the tourney in Tanzania who slightly changed their names after naturalization.

They included Namaganda Esther Okot, Kwagala Joan Moro Awuya, Nabbagala Autharas Stephen, Nakirijja Annet Adebo Vita and Nabulobi Mercy Cosmas Duku.

In the Men’s team, they also acquired Uganda born players including Rashid Toha, Tito Okello, Alionzi Nafian and Ivan Wani, Wol Makweth among others.

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