Sabtu, 26 Mei 2012

South Sudan Latest FIFA Become a Member

Southern Sudan on Friday became the 209th member of FIFA, just a year after they declared independence and joined the United Nations.

The country has been accepted by 98 per cent of the members of FIFA's annual congress of the organization do in Budapest.

President of South Sudan Football Association, Oliver Mori Benjamin, reminded the members that his country was at war `` but added, "We promise that we will develop football to fight against war and famine."

Southern Sudan and the Sudan has been ravaged by conflict. Talks between the two countries will resume next week, after weeks of attacks and bombings occurred at the border.

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